fictional

Vom Atmen unter Wasser

drama | 95 min | D 2007

synopsis

After his mothers attempted suicide, student Simon moves back home upon request of his father. Back in his childhood room, Simon realizes that his family is at the risk of falling apart, due to the violent death of his sister. The deep and lonely sorrow has created a large distance between his parents. Simon however fights to rescue his family.

nominations & awards

Prädikat FBW

"Prädikat besonders wertvoll" by Filmbewertungsstelle Wiesbaden. (Homepage)

audience award at "Filmz"-Festival in Mainz

 audience award at Internationales Filmwochenende in Würzburg

nominated for Baden-Württembergischer Drehbuchpreis


further festivals: Freiburger Filmfest, Filmfest Biberach, Internationales Filmfest Braunschweig, Kinofest Lünen, Filmschau Baden-Württemberg, Wendland-Kino Lüchow-Dannenberg, Exposed Filmfestival Köln, Shanghai International Film Festival, Louisville`s International Festival of Film, Weitwinkel Kommunales Kino Singen e.V., Zebra Kommunales Kino Konstanz e.V., LichtBlick Filmtheater Heide

staff

cast: Andrea Sawatzki, Adrian Topol, Thorsten Merten, Paula Kalenberg u. a.

directing: Winfried Oelsner

script: Lisa-Marie Dickreiter

cinematographer: Felix Cramer

stage design: Jost Schrader

costume: Charlotte Graf

editing: Vessela Martschewski

sound: Michael Diehl

music: Stefan Schulzki

project details

script: Lisa-Marie Dickreiter

directing: Winfried Oelsner

production: avindependents

co-production: SWR / arte

funding: funded by Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg (MFG) and Kuratorium junger deutscher Film

festival-premiere: Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen 2008

TV-premiere: 17. April 2009, 21:00 p.m., arte

distribution: Beta