Hero 2

A Film by Vera Drude

Synopsis

Sophie and Manuel take a trip to the Austrian countryside to stay in Manuel’s deceased grandparents house. The house’s strong family tradition becomes a player in their relationship. Long existing conflicts about being a modern couple surface to climax at the annual festival of the local fire brigade.

Director

  • Picture of Vera Drude © Nina Wesemann

    Vera Drude

    Born in central but rural Germany in 1981. After A levels in 2000 journalism studies in Hannover and Birmingham in 2003 Vera was employed at the TV production company Kobalt in Berlin. Starting out as assistant she quickly moves on to trainee and editor for the TV magazines Tracks, Chic (arte), Foyer (3sat) and Polylux (ARD). First steps as a documentary filmmaker in 2009 with „Freedom Fighters“ were followed by the decision to go back to school. So Vera started studying documentary filmmaking at the University of Television and Film, Munich in 2010. She will graduate in 2018.

Awards + Festivals

  • 38th FILMFESTIVAL MAX-OPHÜLS PREIS (Official Selection, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 23, 2017
  • 18th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Landshut, Germany)March 15, 2017
  • *BEST CAMERA*
    4th FLIMMERFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Hamburg, Germany)May 17, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Film Market, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 24th OPENEYES FILMFEST (Official Selection, Marburg, Germany)July 20, 2017

Crew

Screenplay
Vera Drude, Denijen Pauljevic
Producer
Vera Drude
Director
Vera Drude
Director of Photography
Christine Ajayi, AAC
Art Direction
Tanja Maderner
Costume Design
Tanja Maderner
Sound
Julian Kastner, Rainhard Lehninger, Nadjib Siagh
Editor
Sophie Oldenbourg, BFS
Sound Design
Andreas Goldbrunner
Music
Gerhard Senz

Details

Running Time
22:24 mins
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD), 2K
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Vera Drude Filmproduktion

Co-Production
Christina Kiesler, HFF München

DIRECTOR

Vera Drude
München, Germany

vera.drude@gmx.de