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North Face Germany, Austria, Switzerland 2008 | 121 min | OV | Colour and B&W | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
Germany 1936: The Olympic Games are close at hand and Nazi Germany is lusting for new idols. Mountaineers from all over Europe head for the north face of the Eiger, in hope of a gold medal. Among them, climbing aces Toni Kurz (Benno Fürmann) and Andi Hinterstoisser (Florian Lukas). When newspaper editor Arau (Ulrich Tukur) discovers that intern Luise (Johanna Wokalek) is a school friend of Toni’s and Andi’s, he scents a sensational propagandist story and makes her convince them to tackle the murderous mountain. As they battle against an Austrian team and the forces of nature, Luise must decide between the propaganda machine of the Third Reich and her feelings for Toni. Based on a true story and set against a breathtaking alpine backdrop, “North Face” redefines the genre of the mountain film.
Orig. Title: Nordwand
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
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Director: Philipp Stölzl
Screenplay: Benedikt Röskau, Christoph Silber
Cast: Benno Führmann, Johanna Wokalek, Florian Lukas, Ulrich Tukur
Producer: Danny Krausz,Boris Schönfelder,Rudolf Santschi,Benjamin Herrmann Editor: Sven Budelmann
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Christian Kolonovits
Director of Photography: Kolja Brandt
Production Design: Udo Kramer
Editor: Sven Budelmann
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Format: 35 mm
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German Distributor: Majestic Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Beta Cinema, Gruenwalder Weg 28 d, 82041 Oberhaching/Munich, Germany, Tel: +49 89 673 469 80, Fax: +49 89 673 469 888, email: beta(at)betacinema.com, www.betacinema.com
Production: Dor Film-West; MedienKontor Movie; Triluna Film; Majestic Filmproduktion
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