Im Himmel kotzt man nicht

A Film by K. Benrath, F. Hirschmann and D. Sandhofer

Synopsis

Knowing that cancer will soon be tearing them apart, a little girl and her mother try to make use of the remaining time to live life to the fullest.

Despite – or perhaps because of the fact, that they care so much for each other, the initial strategy, to deal with the imminent goodbye playfully and in a deliberately casual way, escalates inevitably. But anger and fear turn into an opportunity …

Director

  • Picture of K. Benrath © Katja Benrath

    K. Benrath

    Katja Benrath was born in 1979 in Erbach, Germany. She started acting in school theatre. After school she became a costume tailor and worked amongst others for Pina Bausch's Dance Company. Inspired by the daily theatre life she finally made her early dream a reality and studied acting in Vienna. Although her first passion always had been the theatre, she discovered film-acting and filmmaking during the last years and keeps on doing it. „No one pukes in heaven“ is her second shortfilm, she wrote, produced and directed. The first one „Babydoll“ was shown on several fesitvals around the world and also won some awards.

  • Picture of F. Hirschmann © Florian Hirschmann

    F. Hirschmann

    Florian Hirschmann was born in 1975 in Fürstenfeld, Austria. Beeing a film geek, 1990 he together with his childhood friends started making films using a vhs camera. A few years later he began working as a visual effects artist for feature films and tv commercials. After 5 years focusing solely on the postproduction side of filmmaking he started directing corporate films in 2005. Successful in this direction, he found his passion again to direct narrative films. Together with Katja Benrath he produced and directed their first shortfilm „Babydoll“ which won several awards around the world.

  • Picture of D. Sandhofer © Daniela Sandhofer

    D. Sandhofer

    Daniela Sandhofer was born in 1979 in Neuhofen/Ybbs, Austria. She studied acting and singing in Vienna and played right away for several years the main part in the Show „We will rock you“ in Cologne. After that she went back to Vienna to work on her own projects. „No one pukes in Heaven“ is the first short film she wrote, produced an directed and it won‘t be the last one.

Awards + Festivals

  • CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, USA)February 28, 2013
  • BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)August 29, 2013
  • 22nd HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 17, 2013
  • 5th SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (USA)October 17, 2013
  • 35th BIBERACHER FILMFESTSPIELE (Competition, Germany)November 1, 2013
  • 11th KALPANIRJHAR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Kolkata, India)November 1, 2013
  • ENFOQUE – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF PUERTO RICO (Official Selection, Puerto Rico)November 21, 2013
  • AJYAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Qatar)November 26, 2013
  • *GOLDEN NIGHT AWARD*
    51st GOLDEN KNIGHT MALTA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (MaltaNovember 27, 2013
  • INTERNATIONALES KURZFILMFESTIVAL „24 STUNDEN VON NÜRNBERG“ (Germany)December 6, 2013
  • TWO SHORT NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, UK)December 12, 2013
  • 15th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST 2014” (Competition, Germany)February 7, 2014
  • 4th WINNIPEG REAL TO REEL FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Canada) February 18, 2014
  • 17th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA (Official Selection, Poland)February 18, 2014
  • TAOS SHORTZ FILM FEST (Official Selection, USA)March 20, 2014
  • 15th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition category: Sprungbrett, Germany)March 23, 2014
  • 6th TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Special Program, China)March 26, 2014
  • CLUJ SHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)March 27, 2014
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD" (Shorts Family/Children)*
    WORLDFEST – 47th HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)April 4, 2014
  • 15th NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, USA)April 24, 2014
  • 9th SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)May 1, 2014
  • 20th KURZFILMTAGE THALMÄSSING (Official Selection, Germany)May 3, 2014
  • 20th MURNAU-KURZFILMPREIS 2014 (Wiesbaden, Germany)May 16, 2014
  • FESTIVAL OF NATIONS 2014 (Official Selection, Austria)June 6, 2014
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Poland)June 22, 2014
  • 9th SARDINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)June 23, 2014
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DETMOLD (Competition, Germany)July 3, 2014
  • 12th CINEMADAMARE 2014 (Official Selection, Italy) July 7, 2014
  • MALESCORTO FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Italy)July 28, 2014
  • CINEFRINGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, Scotland) July 31, 2014
  • 8th FILM AND ART FESTIVAL TWO RIVERSIDES (Independent Short Film Competition, Poland)August 2, 2014
  • SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT (Competition, Mainz, Germany)August 7, 2014
  • SHORTYNALE KURZFILMFESTIVAL KLOSTERNEUBURG 2014 (Official Selection, Austria)August 7, 2014
  • 38th OPEN-AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Competition, Germany)August 14, 2014
  • 16th SEOUL INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, South Korea)August 21, 2014
  • AUDIENCE AWARD
    4th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Competition, Germany)September 13, 2014
  • 20th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA (Official Selection, Greece)September 15, 2014
  • 1st GOA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)September 17, 2014
  • *BEST MUSIC ELISABETH KAPLAN & FLORIAN HIRSCHMANN*
    11th NAOUSSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)September 25, 2014
  • *JURY INNOVATION PRIZE*
    7th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Competition, Germany)October 1, 2014
  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portugal)October 9, 2014
  • 4th INT’L YOUTH FESTIVAL OF SHORT CINEMA AND ANIMATION METERS (Official Selection, Russia)November 29, 2014
  • CINECHILDREN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ostiglia, Italy)March 20, 2015
  • GLOBAL EDUCTION FESTIVAL - „EUROPEAN CINEMA - INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUES"(Screening, Lithuania)June 11, 2015
  • FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain)November 20, 2015
  • 8th JANA INT’L FILM FETSIVAL FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH 2015 (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)December 10, 2015
  • BEST OF ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL (Screening, Oderbruch, Germany)December 18, 2015
  • 13th KINOFILM, MANCHESTER INT’L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)February 22, 2016
  • 8th TAIWAN INT'L CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Taipei, Taiwan)April 30, 2018
  • SEAL OF APPROVAL: 'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED'
    FBW (GERMAN FILM AND MEDIA REVIEW)

Crew

Director
Katja Benrath, Florian Hirschmann, Daniela Sandhofer
Screenplay
Katja Benrath, Daniela Sandhofer
Producer
Katja Benrath, Daniela Sandhofer
Director Of Photography
Felix Striegel
Editor
Katja Benrath, Florian Hirschmann, Daniela Sandhofer
Sound
Konstantin Drossos
Music
Elisabeth Kaplan, Florian Hirschmann

Details

Running Time
14:12
Shooting Format
RED
Screening Format
DCP, DVD, BluRay, HDCAM .mov
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo/Dolby Digital

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de