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  • Urkunde ARD-Programmpreisprämie

    A HEAVY HEART rewarded by public-broadcaster ARD

    Starting in 2014 public-broadcaster ARD rewards high-class and successful movies and TV-programs a bonus based on a points system of awards and nominations. DEPARTURES Film’s HERBERT (A HEAVY HEART) is one of this years’s awardees in the section “Feature Film”. The certificates were presented at a get-together during the Berlinale.

  • Bavarian Film Award for Marie Bäumer in 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON

    Marie Bäumer wins the “Bavarian Film Award” as main actress in 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) Congratulations! The jury stated: “In 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON Marie Bäumer steps into the shoes of Romy Schneider and grants a magnificent as well as a touching moment of outstanding actor’s cinema.”


    The Composers Christoph M. Kaiser and Julian Maas has been awarded as “European Composer 2018” for their work for 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON (3 TAGE IN QUIBERON). At the awards ceremony of the European Film Awards  took place in Seville December 15th 2018. Congratulations!

  • Release on DVD and Blu-Ray of 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON

    Our co-production 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) is released on DVD and Blu-Ray today. This first release is a limited special-edition double disc offering lots of bonus. The booklet contains Romy Schneider’s original interview with STERN and Robert Lebecks photographs from 1981.  

  • In den Gängen_Still (c) Zorro Film

    100.000 attend IN DEN GÄNGEN in cinemas

    IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) hit 100.000 viewers. After the last weekend 100.292 viewers have watched DEPARTURES Film’s coproduction. Many thanks to distributor Zorro Film.

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN wins Arthouse’s Charts

    IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) is this week’s hit in arthouse cinema and leads the German Arthouse’s Charts. Thomas Stuber’s tragic-comedey captivated already the cinema’s jury which honored it with the “Guild Film Price”. Last weekend IN DEN GÄNGEN succeed at the arthouse box-office as well. ComScora and the association of German Art House Cinemas…

  • HERBERT starts prestigious series

    Public broadcaster ARD starts the new season of it’s prestigious series for cinema debuts (“FilmDebüt im Ersten”) with HERBERT. Watch today at 10.45 pm. Afterwards you can stream HERBERT at ARD’s library until June 5th.

  • 8 German Film Awards for DEPARTURES’ Co-Productions

    At the 68th German Film Awards 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) and IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) achieved eight Lolas collectivly. 10 times nominee 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) was awarded seven times, including “Best Picture” and “Directing” for Emily Atef and three Actors’ Awards. Marie Bäumer has been…

  • 3 TAGE QUIBERON leads Arthouse’s Charts

    With it’s cinema opening 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) leads the German Arthouse’s Charts. ComScore and the AG Kino (Association of German Arthouse Cinemas) research the Charts on a weekly basis to presents the most successful movies in it’s member cinemas.

  • 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.