Dead, at the Moment

Dead, at the Moment


Germany 2003, 35 mm, Dolby DTS, color, 17 min.
Director: Thomas Wendrich; Screenwriter: Thomas Wendrich; Director of Photography: Istvan Imreh; Editor: Elsa Kampen; Music: Jörk Huke; Production: It Works! Filmproduktion; Cast: Michael Gwisdek, Marie Gruber, Ede Hofmann, Fritz Marquardt, Paul Schulz;
Following a big family quarrel, an old, slightly befuddled man joins his likewise very old friends on the village marketplace. To prove his sprightliness, he offers to get ice cream for himself and his friends. After that, and very much in tune with the world, the old man sets off on his last journey.

Director, Screenwriter: Thomas Wendrich

Biography: 1971: born in Dresden; 1990-1994: degree course in Acting at the Film & Television Academy “Konrad Wolf” (HFF); 1994-1999: member of the Berlin Ensemble; 1999-2001: degree course in Scriptwriting at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (dffb); currently working as a freelance author, actor and director. "Dead, At The Moment" is Thomas Wendrich’s debut as a director.
Awards: Wiesbaden Film Assessment Board (FBW) Rating: Highly Commended; Filmfest Dresden 2004: Audience Award; Filmkunstfest Schwerin 2004: main prize in the Short Film competition; Berlin International Short Film Festival 2004: Best German Short Film; nominated for the German Short Film Award 2004

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Standbilder (PDF, 85 KB)
Transcript for download (PDF, 34 KB)

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