Erledigung einer Sache

A Film by Dustin Loose

Synopsis

To fulfill the last will of his mother, the young JAKOB ADLER needs to meet his biological father, who is inmate of a forensic psychiatric hospital for murdering his own brother for over 25 years. Jakob wants to talk to the doctor in charge DR WEISS before and unfolds the true scale of the tragedy that happened long time ago.

Director

  • Picture of Dustin Loose © Dustin Loose

    Dustin Loose

    Dustin Loose was born 1986 in Bonn, Germany. In 2001 he started working as an actor and director's assistant at a local theater. After that he worked and assisted for well-known european directors such as Werner Schroeter, Christoph Schlingensief and started directing stage plays on his own. In 2006 he directed his first feature film "Rolltreppe abwaerts", based on the best-selling german novel by Hans-Georg Noack, that became a surprisingly success in german cinemas. Dustin Loose started studying in the Directing Class at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2007 and shot several festival- and award-winnig short films and finished his studies in 2014 with the adaptation of Hakan Nessers "The Last Will".

Awards + Festivals

  • NOMINATION FIRST STEPS AWARD 2014 (Shortfilm, Berlin, Germany)September 18, 2014
  • 48th HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)October 21, 2014
  • 11th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Germany)October 25, 2014
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD: ERSTER GANG*
    25th KINOFEST LÜNEN (Competition, Germany)November 21, 2014
  • 20th FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Competition, Germany)December 3, 2014
  • 12th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Competition, France)December 5, 2014
  • 36th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Competition Short Film, Saarbrücken, Germany) January 19, 2015
  • THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SARAJEVO “SARAJEVO WINTER” 2015 (Official Selection, Bosnia-Herzegovina)February 11, 2015
  • 16th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST” (Competition, Germany)February 22, 2015
  • *WINNER INTERNATIONAL FICTION*
    FFRESH – THE STUDENT MEDIA FESTIVAL OF WALES (Official Selection, UK)February 22, 2015
  • *BAMBERGER REITER*
    25th BAMBERGER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)February 23, 2015
  • *NOMINATED FOR THE ACTING, CINEMATOGRAPHY, DIRECTING & FICTION CATEGORY*
    WATERSPRITE 2015 – THE CAMBRIDGE INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Nominated, UK)March 6, 2015
  • 16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 18, 2015
  • 5th CA‘ FOSCARI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Int’l Competition, Venice, Italy)March 18, 2015
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    48th WORLDFEST HOUSTON - HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)April 10, 2015
  • *COUP DE COEUR DE TYO PRIZE*
    25th INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF CERGY-PONTOISE (Official Selection, France)April 11, 2015
  • 26th INTERNATIONALES FILMFEST EMDEN-NORDERNEY (Int’l Competition, Germany)June 5, 2015
  • 9th WENDLAND SHORTS KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)June 19, 2015
  • 16th ShorTS - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Maremetraggio Section, Italy)July 10, 2015
  • ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tanzania)July 18, 2015
  • 18th MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL (Short Competition, Croatia)July 25, 2015
  • SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT KURZFILMFESTIVAL 2015 (Competition, Mainz, Germany)August 8, 2015
  • OFF-COURTS TROUVILLE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, France)September 4, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 7, 2015
  • *FIRST PRIZE**AUDIENCE AWARD*
    11th KURZFILMFESTIVAL „FILMSALAT“ (Competition, Bremen, Germany)September 11, 2015
  • *SILVER*
    42nd STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS (Finalist Foreign Film Category, USA)September 18, 2015
  • 12th NAOUSSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)September 23, 2015
  • KURZFILM-KIEK-IN-PREMIERE (Screening, Laboe, Germany)September 25, 2015
  • 11th EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AT MIT (Official Selection, Massachusetts, USA)September 26, 2015
  • *FIRST PRIZE OF JURY*
    8th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Competition, Germany)October 7, 2015
  • 30th UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Short Film Competition, Germany)October 7, 2015
  • 12th NAOUSSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)October 21, 2015
  • 10th DAS FILMFEST – FESTIVAL DEUTSCHSPRACHIGER FILME (Official Selection, Prague, Czech Republic)October 23, 2015
  • 45th MOLODIST – KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Long Night of German Short Films 2015, Ukraine)October 24, 2015
  • *1st PRIZE*
    3rd HAGENER KURZFILMFESTIVAL EAT MY SHORTS (Official Selection, Germany)October 30, 2015
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    11th EARLY BIRD STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 4, 2015
  • *FIRST PRIZE*
    31st INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN – INTERFILM (German Competition, Germany)November 10, 2015
  • 15th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)November 18, 2015
  • 1st UNDERGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, various locations in Germany, US and UK) November 18, 2015
  • 14th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Medium-Length-Competition, Germany)November 25, 2015
  • 38th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (German School Focus, France)November 27, 2015
  • 21st INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CAMINHOS (German Section, Coimbra, Portugal)November 27, 2015
  • SCHWENNINGER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)November 27, 2015
  • 21st FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Opening Film, Germany)December 2, 2015
  • 25th FLICKERFEST – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (special programme for “Windows on Europe”, Sydney, Australia)January 8, 2016
  • 20th BERLIN BEYOND FILM FESTIVAL (Shorts Program, San Francisco, USA)January 20, 2016
  • 16th WINDRIDER STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (WISFF) (Finalist, Los Angeles, CA, USA)January 25, 2016
  • FLICKERS’ ROVING EYE INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Spring Edition, Official Selection, USA)April 10, 2016
  • HOLLYWORMS – 4th LANGE KURZFILMTAG (Screening, Worms, Germany)April 23, 2016
  • 2nd A LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2016 (Official Selection, China)May 5, 2016
  • FASSADENKINO: DIE KURZFILM-FAHRRADTOUR (Screening, Magdeburg, Germany) June 8, 2016
  • LISTED IN THE CATALOGUE „GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2016“ (AG KURZFILM – GERMAN SHORT FILM ASSOCIATION)

Crew

Director
Dustin Loose
Screenplay
Belo Schwarz
Story
Håkan Nesser
Producer
Christopher Zwickler, Julia Moya
Director Of Photography
Clemens Baumeister
Editor
Daniela Hoelzgen
Sound
Urs Krüger, David Arnold
Music
DÜRBECK & DOHMEN
Production Design
Karolin Leshel
Costume Designer
Diana Dean
Make up
Nina Düffort
Casting
Suse Marquardt

Details

Running Time
20:40
Shooting Format
Arri Alexa 2k
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
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Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

WORLD SALES

MAGNETFILM GmbH
Ilsensteinweg 35
14129 Berlin, Germany

Office: +49 (0)163 8010753
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info@magnetfilm.de
www.magnetfilm.de

FILM SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Eva Steegmayer
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Tel. +49 (0) 7141 / 969 103
eva.steegmayer@filmakademie.de

PRODUCER

Von Fiessbach Film
Moya&Moya&zwickler GbR
Brunnenstraße 114
13355 Berlin, Germany

Christopher Zwickler
christopher@fiessbach.de
http://fiessbach.de/