Die Ratte

A Film by Anja Gurres

Synopsis

Six-year-old Nele has to cope with her mothers cancer. When her big sister Josi describes cancer as a “stupid disgusting thing that they have to remove”, Nele has a hopeful thought: Cancer is like a little rat and a rat can be killed…

Director

  • Picture of Anja Gurres © Anja Gurres

    Anja Gurres

    Anja Gurres, born 1994 in Kaiserslautern, started making short films at the age of 17 in school. Several short film productions followed. After graduating in 2013 near Stuttgart, she studied media science at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar for one year. Anja is currently studying Directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Awards + Festivals

  • *2nd PRIZE*
    2nd ALLGÄUER FILMFESCHDIVAL (Competition, Germany)January 3, 2015
  • *2nd PRIZE*
    44th ZUM GOLDENEN HIRSCH FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)March 4, 2015
  • 17th BACKUP_FESTIVAL WEIMAR (Special Programme B7.films, Weimar, Germany)May 27, 2015
  • *1st EXPERT PANEL AWARD* *GILRS JURY AWARD*
    11th GIRLS GO MOVIE FESTIVAL (Competition Section Age 18-27, Mannheim, Germany)June 27, 2015
  • 11th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS LUDWIGSBURG (Girls Go Movie Rolle, Germany)June 30, 2015
  • 5th FARCUME – FARO’S SHORT-FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Faro, Portugal)August 26, 2015
  • *BEST SCRIPT*
    13th AROUCA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portugal)September 11, 2015
  • 4th FINGAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, Sublin, Ireland)September 25, 2015
  • 3rd SEOUL GURO INTERNATIONAL KIDS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, South Korea)October 30, 2015
  • 45th ROSHD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Teheran, Iran)November 14, 2015
  • *BEST FILM*
    12th JUGENDFILMPREIS - 21st FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Competition, Germany)December 3, 2015
  • *FIRST PRIZE IN AGE GROUP 20-25*
    KATHOLISCHER JUGENDMEDIENPREIS 2015 – 21st FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Nomination, Competition) December 6, 2015

Crew

Producer
Anja Gurres
Director
Anja Gurres
Screenplay
Anja Gurres
Director of Photography
Julian Cohn
Editor
Anja Gurres
Sound-Design
Marc Leyendecker
Music
Andreas Fabritius, Julian Gröner

Details

Running Time
11:23
Shooting Format
Full HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

+49 (0) 7141 - 969 0

festivals@filmakademie.de