30.09. - 09.10.2021

Etwas Besseres als den Tod Germany 2010 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Nicole Weegmann

Nicole Weegmann (*1966)studied at the Art Academy Amsterdamand the Filmakademie Ludwigsburg.The educated photographer did herfeature film debut in 2000.

rated for 0 + years
Crooner Alexander Ludwig (Peter Lohmeyer) is suffering from severe memory loss after a heart attack. It is as if the last ten years had not happened. He does not even recognise his wife. In the sanatorium he meets Heinrich (Paul Kuhn). Together with two other old boys they make up a jazz combo according to the motto of the Bremen Town Musicians: ‘There is always something better than death’. The poignant, tragicomic story about a pop star who is given a second chance.
Original title: Etwas Besseres als den Tod
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Nicole Weegmann
Screenplay: Ruth Toma
Cast: Peter Lohmeyer, Paul Kuhn, Mina Tander, Catrin Striebeck
Producer: Ralph Schwingel, Stefan Schubert
Director of Photography: Sten Mende
Music: Berd Begemann
Production Design: Sabine Pawlik
Editor: Andrea Mertens
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Jeanette Würl
Format: HDCam
German Distributor: NDR
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