Simpel

Simpel

Deutschland 2016/2017, Spielfilm

Inhalt

When his mentally handicapped brother is to be sent to a home, Ben and Simple run away, trying to find their long-lost father. Ever since Ben can think, he and his brother they call "Simple" have been thick as thieves. Simple is 22 years old, but mentally he's a three-year-old. Even if Simple can be a nuisance, Ben can't imagine life without him. When their mother dies unexpectedly, Simple is supposed to be sent to a care home. But Ben won't stand for it. They run away together, and after a crazy odyssey and a night spent outside under the stars, Ben realizes there's only one way out: They have to find their Dad, whom they haven’t seen for 15 years.

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Credits

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Director:Markus Goller
Assistant director:Christopher Poth
Script supervisor:Nina Kötter
Screenplay:Dirk Ahner, Markus Goller
based on:Dr. Marie-Aude Murail (Roman)
Director of photography:Ueli Steiger
Production design:Zazie Knepper
Property master:Steffi Lehmkul
Make-up artist:Kathi Kullack
Costume design:Ramona Klinikowski, Sabine Bockmeyer (Assistenz)
Costumes:Tanja Schieh-Schneider
Editing:Markus Goller, Tina Freitag
Sound:Christoph Köpf
Casting:Emrah Ertem
  
Cast: 
David KrossSimpel
Frederick LauBen
Emilia SchüleAria
Devid StriesowDavid
Axel SteinEnzo
Annette FrierChantal
Anneke Kim SarnauClara
David BertonJohn
Oscar Ortega SánchezSantos
Ludger PistorSchöll
Tim WildeGruber
Maxim KovalevskiFranciczek
Torsten HammannClubbesitzer Frank
Uwe RohdeFriedhofsangestellter
  
Production company:Letterbox Filmproduktion GmbH (Hamburg)
in co-production with:C-Films GmbH (Hamburg), Amalia Film GmbH (Grünwald), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz)
Producer:Michael Lehmann, Günther Russ
Co-Producer:Benjamin Seikel, Peter Reichenbach, Cornel Schäfer
Producer (TV):Caroline von Senden (ZDF), Alexandra Staib (ZDF)
Producer:Angelika Mönning
Location manager:Manuel Stülten (Motiv)
Shoot:29.02.2016-19.04.2016: Hamburg
Original distributor:Universum Film GmbH (München)
Funding:FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (FFHSH) (Hamburg), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin)
Length:113 min
Format:DCP, 1:2,39 (CinemaScope)
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 19.01.2017, 165390, ab 6 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (CN): 19.06.2017, Shanghai, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 06.10.2017, Hamburg, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 09.11.2017

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Simpel

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Original

Length:113 min
Format:DCP, 1:2,39 (CinemaScope)
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 19.01.2017, 165390, ab 6 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (CN): 19.06.2017, Shanghai, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 06.10.2017, Hamburg, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 09.11.2017