30.09. - 09.10.2021

7500 Germany, Austria 2019 | 92 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Patrick Vollrath

PATRICK VOLLRATH (*1985) studied at the Vienna Film Academy under Michael Haneke. His graduation film Everything Will Be OK (2015) won several awards, including a Student Oscar, the First Step Award and the Studio Hamburg Young Talent Prize. 7500 is his debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
The Emergency Code for a plane hijacking is 7500: a tense, intense thriller, told from the cockpit. A flight from Berlin to Paris. Everyday routine in the cockpit of an Airbus A319. Co-pilot Tobias Ellis (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is preparing the plane for take-off, which then follows without incident. Then we hear shouting in the passenger cabin. A group of young men try and storm the cockpit, among them 18-year old Vedat (Omid Memar). A fight begins between crew and attackers, with the desire on the one hand to save individual lives and on the other to avert an even bigger catastrophe. The cockpit door becomes a battleground – and Tobias ends up being the arbiter over life and death.

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Original title: 7500
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, German, Arabic, Turkish
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Patrick Vollrath
Screenplay: Patrick Vollrath, Senad Halilbašić
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel, Carlo Kitzlinger, Murathan Muslu, Paul Wollin
Producer: Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo, Co-Producer: Alexander Glehr, Franz Novotny
Director of Photography: Sebastian Thaler
Music: Martin Rascher
Production Design: Thorsten Sabel
Editor: Hansjörg Weißbrich
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Katharina Dufner (SWR), Natalie Lambsdorff (BR), Barbara Häbe (ARTE)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Universum Film
World Sales: FilmNation; Endeavor Content
Production: augenschein Filmproduktion; Novotny & Novotny Filmproduktion in Ko-Produktion mit SWR, BR und ARTE
Contact: Susanna Grau, Universum Film:


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