German Cinema Release of 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON
Today distributer Prokino releases our co-production 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) for German cinema. We are looking forward the reactions to Emily Atef's beautiful zoom into the life of cinema icon Romy Schneider. You'll find a cinema nearby here.
14 nominations at the LOLAS
Our co-productions 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) and IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) got an overwhelming feedback by 14 nominations for the Lolas (German Film Awards), both including Best Picture. We keep our finger crossed for all our nominees!
3 DAYS IN QUIBERON: Rohfilm Factory/Karsten Stöter (Best Picture), Emily Atef (Directing), Marie Bäumer (Actress in a Leading Role), Birgit Minichmayr (Actress in a Supporting Role), Robert Gwisdek and Charly Hübner (Actor in a Supporting Role), Thomas W. Kiennast (Cinematography), Ljiljana Müller/Hanna Hackbeil (Makeup and Hairstyling), Christoph M. Kaiser, Julian Maas (Music/Original Score), Joern Martens/Martin Steyer/Kai Tebbel (Sound)
IN THE AISLES: Sommerhaus/Jochen Laube and Fabian Maubach (Best Picture), Franz Rogowski (Actor in a Leading Role), Sandra Hüller (Actress in a Supporting Role), Peter Matjasko (Cinematography)
SIE NANNTEN IHN SPENCER at Diagonale
If you might have missed it yet, Diagonale (Festival of Austrian Film, Graz) gives you another chance to watch SIE NANNTEN IHN SPENCER (THEY CALLED HIM BULLDOZER) on the big screen: Thu, March 15, 11 pm
The festival's catalogue gives even more reasons to join the screening: "Poignant film clips and interviews with prestigious companions of the monumental bearded ruffian, including Terence Hill, 'silvery locks' Riccardo Pizzuti, and director Alessandro Capone, stud this sparkling documentary collage, in which the goal is to meet up with the idol."
Two of Berlinale’s independent juries award IN THE AISLES
Following yesterday's world premiere of IN THE AISLES (IN DEN GÄNGEN) helmer Thomas Stuber achieved two independent awards of the Berlinale. The Ecumenical Jury and the Jury of the AG Kino - Gilde e.V. (association of German Art House Cinemas) awarded the sensitive love story staring 2018's shooting star Franz Rogowski and Sandra Hüller.
"Thomas Stuber succeeds with IN THE AISLES a compelling and skilled movie", the cinema owners reasons their decision for IN THE AISLES as best movie of the competition. "When life is a supermarket what we need is not found on the shelves but in the aisles", judges the Ecumenical Jury.
Director Thomas Stuber (left) gets the “Guild Film Prize” of the AG Kino - Gilde e.V.; Photo ©: AG Kino-Gilde /Alan Schapke
Word Premiere of 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON
After the red carpet walk the team of 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON celebrated the world premiere of the intimate play in black and white. National and international press praise Marie Bäumer's intense and vulnerable performance of one of the greatest German film icons.
from left to right: producer Karsten Stöter, actors Robert Gwisdek and Charly Hübner, actress Birgit Minichmayr, director Emily Atef, French actor Denis Lavant and lead actress Marie Bäumer; © Prokino/Kurt Krieger
Our Screenings at Berlinale’s Competition
Today Berlinale will open its 68th edition with its competition premiers two production of DEPARTURES Film. We're looking forward to see you at one of the following screenings:
3 Days in Quiberon
Mon, Feb 19, 6.15 pm, Berlinale Palast, World Premiere
Tue, Feb 20, 12 pm (noon), Friedrichstadtpalast + 9 pm, Haus der Berliner Festspiele (with audio description)
Wed, Feb 21, 9.30 pm, filmkunst 66, Berlinale goes Kiez
Sun, Feb 25, 12.45 pm (noon), Berlinale Palast
More informations about Emily Atef's tense intimate play focussing on 3 days out of the life of cinema icon Romy Schneider.
In the Aisles
Fri, Feb 23, 6.30 pm, Berlinale Palast, World Premiere (with audio description)
Sat, Feb 24, 12 pm (noon), Friedrichstadtpalast + 3 pm, Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Sun, Feb 25, 9 pm, Berlinale Palast (with audio description)
More informations about our co-production where helmer Thomas Stuber transforms everyday into a magical realism.
HERBERT hits ARTE’s TV-screen
ARTE will show HERBERT as free-TV-premiere on January, 31, 10:35 p.m. Until February 7th you can catch up with this "powerful character study" (as Hollywood Reporter stated) on ARTE's streaming service.
3 TAGE IN QUIBERON enters Berlinale Competition
This upcoming BERLINALE Competition will show a second DEPARTURES Film's co-production: Emily Atef's 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) focuses on 3 days out of the life of cinema icon Romy Schneider. A tense intimate play filmed in black and white staring Marie Bäumer, Birgit Minichmayr und Charly Hübner.
Today 13 film has been announced for the official selection of 68th Berlinale.
IN THE AISLES premieres at Berlinale’s competition
DEPARTURES Film's coproduction IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) is part of the international competition at 68th edition of Berlinale. The company already collaborated with director Thomas Stuber on VON HUNDEN UND PFERDEN (OF DOGS AND HORSES) (Student Academy Award® 2012) and HERBERT (A HEAVY HEART) (three German Film Awards including Best Picture in Silver).
Berlinale had announced 8 features for the competition so far, among them the new features from Wes Anderson, Gus Von Sant and Benoît Jacquot.
SIE NANNTEN IHN SPENCER at Kinofest Luenen
SIE NANNTEN IHN SPENCER (THEY CALLED HIM BULLDOZER) will be shown on the big screen again at 28th Festival for German Films Kinofest Luenen. Save the date: November 26th.