All I Never Wanted

A Film by Annika Blendl
and Leonie Stade

Synopsis

ALL I NEVER WANTED tells a story of four women fighting for their place in modern media society. Fashion model Nina (17) quits school pursuing a modeling career in Milan, but the fashion world pushes her to the limits of her values. Television star Mareile (42) gets replaced by a younger colleague in a television format and must start anew at a provincial theatre. Directors duo Annika and Leonie shoot a documentary about Nina and Mareile. They have to decide what they are ready to sacrifice in order to make their movie a success. ALL I NEVER WANTED is a satirical tragicomedy with documentary elements, based on true events.

Director

  • Picture of Annika Blendl © Mateusz Smolka

    Annika Blendl

    Annika Blendl (* 1982) and Leonie Stade (* 1988) are freelance authors, directors and producers. After graduation in 2007, Leonie Stade traveled the world and worked as a model in Milan and Paris. Annika Blendl has been working as a film and television actress since 2001 and went to the Schauspielhaus Zürich in 2004. The director's duo got to know each other in 2009 at the University of Television and Film Munich. Annika Blendl studied documentary direction and Leonie Stade documentary direction and production as a double. In 2013, they founded the Man on Mars film production together with their colleague Michael Schmitt, in which they also work as executive producers. Futhermore they worked as freelance filmmakers for german TV. Their first joint film "NOWHEREMAN" ran in competition at the Max Ophüls Filmfest. Their second joint film "MOLLATH - SUDDENLY LUNATIC" was released in 2015 in german cinemas. The film premiered at the Munich Film Festival and was first aired on german TV in December 2015. "ALL I NEVER WANTED" is Leonie Stades and Annika Blendls feature film debut.

  • Picture of Leonie Stade © Alexander Ossia

    Leonie Stade

Awards + Festivals

  • 37th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (Official Competition, Munich, Germany)June 27, 2019
  • *NOMINEE AUDIENCE AWARD*
    15th FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS (Official Selection, Ludwigshafen, Germany)August 24, 2019

Crew

Director
Leonie Stade, Annika Blendl
Screenplay
Annika Blendl, Leonie Stade, Oliver Kahl
Producer
Leonie Stade, Annika Blendl, Lena Karbe, Michael Schmitt
Director of Photography
Mateusz Smolka
Production Design
Muriel Vandenberg
Costume Design
Annika Blendl, Leonie Stade
Sound
Meredi
Editor
Nina Ergang
Sound Design
D-Facto Motion
Music
Meredi

Cast

Mareile
Mareile Blendl
Nina
Lida Freudenreich
Annika
Annika Blendl
Leonie
Leonie Stade
Alexander
Alexander Beyer

Details

Running Time
89 min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, ProRes, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4
Aspect Ratio
2:1, 16:9
Sound
5.1 , stereo, Mono

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTORS & PRODUCTION

Annika Blendl
Lechnerstr. 27
82067 Schäftlarn

+49 (0) 175 2380267
annika@man-on-mars.de
www.man-on-mars.de

Leonie Stade
Winzererstr. 36
80797 München

+49 (0) 176 84015675
leonie@man-on-mars.de
www.man-on-mars.de