30.09. - 09.10.2021

Westerland Germany 2011 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Tim Staffel

Tim Staffel (*1965) has written several novels and plays for radio and theatre. Westerland is his first film and is based on his book „Jesús und Mohammed“, published in 2008.

rated for 0 + years
Simon is a brooder and an oddball who's currently preoccupied with several problems at once: his sexuality, for which he can find no way of letting off steam, and everyday life on the farm: for his father, he can never so anything right.  Simon's attractive mother also never really dreamed of being a farmer's wife and has resigned herself unwillingly to her fate.  A nagging guilt overshadows the relationship between mother and son.  Then a period of drought threatens the farm's existence, demanding full commitment from everyone.  When a tragic accident occurs, the family faces a radically new situation.

Original title: Westerland
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Tim Staffel
Screenplay: Tim Staffel nach seinem Roman „Jesús und Mohammed“
Cast: Wolfram Schorlemmer, Burak Yigit, Tamer Arslan, Jule Böwe, Maxim Mehmet
Producer: Björn Koll
Director of Photography: Fabian Spuck
Music: Alexandra Holtsch
Production Design:
Editor: Ute Schall
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH
World Sales:
Production: Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH


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