Falter

A Film by Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining

Synopsis

The film describes the romantic beginnings of a post-human era. Falter works in a laboratory on the production of artificial humans. To give his monotonous life divided between work, sport and sex a new meaning, Falter decides to share it with an android. Falter’s last metamorphosis begins after a tragic accident.

Director

  • Picture of Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining © Rebecca Meining MauserFilm

    Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining

    Harriet and Peter Meining are a German artist couple. Since 1993, the two artists have been developing performances, video installations and radio plays for international art festivals, theaters and art centers, primarily in Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland. In 1997 they received the Dresden City Art Prize and in 2010 the first awarded George Tabori Award for their work in the field of performing arts. Since 2017, they have solely been working in the film sector and have founded the production company MauserFilm. „Falter" is their debut.

Awards + Festivals

  • 40th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Official Selection, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 14, 2019
  • 21st INDEPENDENT DAYS - INT'L FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 4, 2019
  • 46th ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Ohio, USA)April 8, 2019
  • *GRAND REMI AWARD*
    52nd WORLDFEST-HOUSTON (Official Selection, Houston, TX, USA)April 14, 2019
  • *2nd PLACE: MIDDLE LENGTH FILM*
    42th GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)April 25, 2019
  • 6th GENRENALE (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)May 2, 2019
  • 1st SOUTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)May 4, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT FOREIGN* *BEST ACTOR*
    HYPERWAVE FILM AWARDS - SPRING SEASON (Official Selection, Carson, CA, USA)May 17, 2019
  • *GOLD WINNER - BEST SHORT - SCI-FI/FANTASY* *GOLD WINNER - BEST PRODUCER - SHORT FILM* *GOLD WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - SHORT FILM (MICHAEL KRANZ)* *SILVER WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - SHORT FILM*
    QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Live Annual Event, Palm Springs, CA, USA)July 14, 2019
  • *BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE*
    4th SACRAMENTO UNDERGROUND FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sacramento, CA, USA)July 25, 2019
  • THE MOST IMPORTANT FILMS 2019 - FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Las Vegas, USA)July 26, 2019
  • *NOMINEE BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE* *NOMINEE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MICHAEL KRANZ*
    3rd FESTIVAL OF CINEMA NYC (Official Selection, New York, NY, USA)August 2, 2019
  • 4th EXPERIMENTAL FORUM (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)August 11, 2019
  • *BEST SCI FI FEATURE*
    2nd UNDO DIVERGENT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Boston, USA)September 7, 2019
  • UNDO DIVERGENT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Arlington, MA, USA)September 10, 2019
  • *BEST SCI-FI FEATURE*
    2nd LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)September 11, 2019
  • 5th FILMFEST BREMEN (Official Selection, Bremen, Germany)September 19, 2019
  • 4th TRUJILLO INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Trujillo, Peru)September 26, 2019
  • *FIRST PRIZE BEST SCI FI FEATURE*
    20th FLICKERS' VORTEX SCI-FI, FANTASY AND HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Providence, RI, USA)October 19, 2019
  • *BEST SCI-FI FILM* *PEOPLE’S CHOICE BEST ACTOR*
    3rd ANATOMY CRIME AND HORROR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)November 1, 2019
  • THE HAGUE GLOBAL CINEMA FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Netherlands)November 13, 2019
  • 3rd CHAMBAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rajasthan, India)January 18, 2020
  • *BEST FEATUERE FILM*
    5th MEDELLÍN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FESTMEDALLO (Official Selection, Medellín, Colombia)February 13, 2020
  • 15th Poppy Jasper International Film Festival (Official Selection, Morgan Hill, CA, USA)April 1, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining
Screenplay
Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining
Producer
Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining
Director of Photography
Rebecca Meining
Art Direction
Andreas Widmann
Costume Design
Konstanze Grotkopp
Sound
Philipp Schwabe
Editor
Rebecca Meining/Christoph Dechant
Sound Design
Philipp Schwabe
Music
Glenn Miller, Rimski-Korsakow, Thilo Wolf

Cast

Falter
André M. Hennicke
Dave
Michael Kranz
Vendor
Bernhard Schütz
Visitor
Dennenesch Zoudé
Visitor
Viktor Tremmel
Visitor/ Android
Christian Erdt

Details

Running Time
44 min
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2,39
Sound
5.1 Dolby Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Harriet Maria und Peter Meining
kontakt@harriet-peter-meining.de
www.mauserfilm.de