30.09. - 09.10.2021

Giraffe Germany, Denmark 2019 | 87 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Anna Sofie Hartmann

ANNA SOFIE HARTMANN (*1984) studied film direction at the Film and TV Academy in Berlin. Her graduation film Limbo was shown at numerous festivals. Giraffe is her second feature film.

rated for 0 + years
A tunnel project, an ethnologist who collects lost life forms and Polish migrant workers who dream of a future far from home: a lingering film about belonging and disappearing. A tunnel is planned to link Germany and Denmark. Ethnologist Dara documents the houses to be demolished. The young Pole Lucek and his colleagues are preparing the building site. Käthe works on the ferry. Birte and Leif are leaving the house their family has lived in for generations. Agnes' life is reflected in her diary entries. A Danish summer: long days turn to blue nights. People meet, then their ways part once more.
Original title: Giraffe
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Danish, English, Polish, German
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Anna Sofie Hartmann
Screenplay: Anna Sofie Hartmann
Cast: Lisa Loven Kongsli, Jakub Gierszał, Maren Eggert, Mariusz Feldman, Przemysław Mazurek, Janusz Chojnacki, Piotr Olszański, Andrzej Wicher, Piotr Jurczyk, Robert Płachta, Mirosław Piorunek
Producer: Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade, Janine Jackowski
Director of Photography: Jenny Lou Ziegel
Production Design: Karin Betzler
Editor: Sofie Steenberger
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Cooky Ziesche
Format: dcp
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Production: Komplizen Film Produktion in Co-Production mit Profile Pictures; Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
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