30.09. - 09.10.2021

Tom Sawyer Germany 2011 | 109 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Hermine Huntgeburth

HERMINE HUNTGEBURTH (*1955) is one of Germany's best-known female directors and was last presented in the TV section at FILMFEST HAMBURG in 2015 with Einmal Hallig and zurück.

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Tom Sawyer and his best friend Huckleberry Finn are usually up to no good. They steal, cheat and play tricks. And it's usually Tom's brother Sid who gets the blame. One night they roam through the cemetery and witness criminal “Injun Joe” stabbing the village doctor. Afterwards Joe blames the vagabond Muff Potter for what he did. The two boys are totally scared and swear each other not to tell anyone. But when Muff is arrested and charged with murder, Tom breaks his silence. Then Injun Joe manages to escape and Tom and Huck have to fear his revenge.

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Original title: Tom Sawyer
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Hermine Huntgeburth
Screenplay: Sascha Arango
Cast: Louis Hofmann, Leon Seidel, Heike Makatsch, Benno Fürmann, Joachim Król
Producer: Boris Schönfelder
Director of Photography: Ngo The Chau
Music: Biber Gullatz, Andreas Schäfer, Moritz Freise
Production Design:
Editor: Eva Schnare
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Majestic Filmverleih
World Sales: Beta Cinema | Gruenwalder Weg 28 d | 82041 Oberhaching | Germany | Phone: +49 + 49 89 673 469 80 | Email:
Production: Neue Schönhauser Filmproduktion


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