30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Audition Germany, France 2019 | 99 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Ina Weisse

INA WEISSE (*1968) studied acting at the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule in Munich and then film at the University of Hamburg. She has played numerous stage and film roles. After The Architect (2008) L´Audition is her second feature film as director.

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An intense family drama with Nina Hoss as a violin teacher whose own expectations prove too much and provoke a breakdown. Anna Bronsky (Nina Hoss) is a violin teacher at a music school. She is an absolute perfectionist as regards herself and her pupils, but also her son and husband. When Alexander (Ilja Monti) applies for a place at the school, Anna sees his extraordinary talent and asserts herself against the will of her colleagues. The teenager becomes the focus of her ambition and her family incidental. Anna wants to prepare Alexander as perfectly as possible for the interim exam – but then she messes up her own performance and transfers her failure to her pupil.

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Original title: Das Vorspiel
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German, French
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Ina Weisse
Screenplay: Daphne Charizani, Ina Weisse
Cast: Nina Hoss, Simon Abkarian, Jens Albinus, Ilja Monti, Serafin Mishiev, Sophie Rois, Thomas Thieme, Winnie Böwe
Producer: Felix von Boehm
Director of Photography: Judith Kaufmann
Production Design: Susanne Hopf
Editor: Hansjörg Weissbrich
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Daniel Blum (ZDF), Olaf Grunert (ZDF/arte), Barbara Häbe (arte)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Port au Prince Pictures; Co-Prod.: Idéale Audience; Port au Prince; ZDF
World Sales: Les Films du Losange
Production: Lupa Film
Contact: Nele Hussmann, Lupa Film:


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