30.09. - 09.10.2021

becoming sea Germany, Brazil 2020 | 85 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Danilo Carvalho

DANILO CARVALHO (*1972 in Brazil) is a musician and has worked since 2005 as a sound engineer and film-maker.

Philipp Hartmann

PHILIPP HARTMANN (*1972) studied Visual Communication at Hamburg‘s University for Visual Arts (HfbK) and makes both short and long films. His work includes the documentaries "Time Goes By Like a Roaring Lion" (2013) and "66 Kinos" (2016).

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] HYBRID With docu-fictional elements, the film creates an associative picture of water as a both physical and metaphysical basis for human existence. While Dithmarschen gives up the fight against rising sea levels, the periods of drought in the steppes of Brazil‘s sertão become more frequent. Drama and everyday life in times of climate change: a musician resists being evacuated, a female firefighter enjoys the last summer before the flood, in Brazil a long-lost town re-emerges from a dried-up reservoir and three girlfriends go swimming, possibly for the last time. Birds are observed; the ferryman, an angel and Theodor Storm‘s Schimmelreiter are standing by.
Original title: virar mar / meer werden
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: Portuguese, German
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Philipp Hartmann, Danilo Carvalho
Screenplay: Philipp Hartmann, Danilo Carvalho
Cast: Johannes Kirschbaum, Fernando Pimentel, Inga Richter, Larissa de Melo, Janayra Alves, Lorena Ahadzi, Jochen Picht, Angela Anzi, Astrid Adverbe, Idson Ricart, Leleda Sousa, Josafá Ferreira Duarte, Roger Ribeiro u.a.
Producer: Philipp Hartmann, Danilo Carvalho, Julia Alves, Ticiana Lima
Director of Photography: Helena Wittmann
Music: Johannes Kirschbaum, Larissa de Melo
Production Design:
Editor: Philipp Hartmann, Herbert Schwarze
Sound: Danilo Carvalho
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
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Production: flumenfilm; Danilo Carvalho; Tardo Filmes; Sancho Punta
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