30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Lightship Germany 2007 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
On his last ever shift on a lightship, captain Freytag (Jan Fedder) takes his son Fred (Tobias Schenke) aboard to talk things out. At sea, they rescue three castaways,
who turn out to be armed and dangerous criminals under the leadership of Dr. Caspary (Axel Milberg). Freytag is prepared to play into their hands to avoid bloodshed – but his crew have other plans. The unrelenting tension increases steadily throughout this literary adaptation of the classic novella by Siegfried Lenz.
Original title: Das Feuerschiff
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Florian Gärtner
Screenplay: Lothar Kurzawa nach der Novelle von Siegfried Lenz
Cast: Jan Fedder, Axel Milberg, Tobias Schenke, Werner Wölbern
Producer: Markus Trebitsch
Director of Photography: Achim Poulheim
Music: Jörg Lemberg
Production Design: Zazie Knepper
Editor: Regina Bärtschi
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Doris J. Heinze (NDR)
Format: Beta (PAL)
German Distributor: NDR
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