Lotte

A Film by Julius Schultheiß

Synopsis

Lotte is impulsive, rough around the edges and leads a colourful life on the streets of Berlin, stumbling from man to man and flat to flat. One night in her local bar she bumps into Marcel, an almost forgotten acquaintance. Just after he recognises her Lotte takes flight, finding refuge in the flat of her friend Sabine. The following day, the events of the previous evening still grate on Lotte and she cannot seem to shake them off – even during her work at the hospital. A young girl, Greta, is brought in, Lotte takes care of her and a gentle affection develops between them. But this happiness is short-lived because, a little later, witnesses an encounter between Greta and Marcel. The three catch sight of each other and Lotte realises she will not be able to run away this time. Something seems to be coming together which does not belong together. Lotte’s own wounds, apparently healed, are reopened by this moment …

Director

  • Julius Schultheiß

    Born in Marburg, Germany in 1985, after completing school he undertook his national service in a special school for sick children, also in Marburg. He was then an intern in film and television production companies in Berlin and Munich, working in the areas of production/ copy editing and floor management. In 2007 he began studying visual communications specialising in film and television at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. Since graduating in 2013 he has been living and working in Berlin.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST FEATURE FILM*
    66th INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN / BERLINALE (Perspektive Deutsches Kino, International Premiere, German Premiere, Berlin, Germany)February 11, 2016
  • 9th LICHTER FILMFEST FRANKFURT (Out of Competition, Frankfurt, Germany)March 29, 2016
  • TYSKE FILMDAGE 2016 (Danish Premiere, Out of Competition, København & Aarhus, Denmark)April 10, 2016
  • *BEST FEATURE*
    12th ACHTUNG BERLIN – NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD (Competition, Berlin, Germany)April 13, 2016
  • 40th MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Focus on World Cinema, Canada)August 25, 2016
  • *BEST FEATURE FILM LUMEN AWARD*
    13th CORTO CREATIVO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico)August 31, 2016
  • MONATLICHE FILMREIHE (Screening, Caligari FilmBühne, Wiesbaden, Germany)October 26, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • *BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S AWARD* *OUTSTANDING WRITER*
    NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS 2016 (Official Selection, USA)December 19, 2016
  • SNOWDANCE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Landsberg, Germany)February 3, 2017
  • 5th BODDINALE (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)February 9, 2017
  • 12th BELOIT INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beloit, Wisconsin, USA)February 24, 2017
  • 7th QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)March 14, 2017
  • INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • 1st BEST FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)May 19, 2017

Crew

Director
Julius Schultheiß
Screenplay
Julius Schultheiß
Producer
Julius Schultheiß, Roni Zorina
Director of Photography
Martin Neumeyer
Art Direction
Diane Sittinger
Costume Design
Julia Kurzweg
Sound
Ulrich F. Stanke
Editor
Anna Kappelmann
Sound Design
Hartmut Teschemacher

Details

Running Time
76:00
Shooting Format
HD, Mov. H264 Codec
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Wave

Contact

SALES AGENCY

Daredo GmbH/ Darling Berlin
Joachim Keil
R 1, 1,
68161 Mannheim, Germany

DISTRIBUTION /FILM AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Julius Schultheiß

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