Nicht Hier Um Zu Kritisieren – Theater Bis Der Vorhang Fällt

A Film by Lucas Thiem

Synopsis

The German theatre landscape became a world heritage in 2014 due to its extensive spread throughout the country. At the same time, in the small town Neustrelitz, Frank Mösel casts his fishing rod but takes no bait: “At the grand duke’s we had a theatre. At the Nazi’s we had a theatre. At the communist’s we also had a theatre! And now, in the big, rich German Federal Republic, a theatre isn’t possible anymore? Am I in the wrong film?” He’s a locksmith at Neustrelitz theatre, not once in the last 30 years his employment was more in danger than today. Since the German reunion in 1990 the theatre is marginalized, receiving less and less money from the public government. The threatening end leaves traces: motivational ones at the participants, in life careers, in the self-image of the town.

Director

  • Picture of Lucas Thiem © Robert Gardlowski

    Lucas Thiem

    Lucas Thiem was born into East-German boondocks in 1991. His series, short and feature films were succesfully screened at national and international festivals ('Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival' audience award 2018, 'Warsaw Capturing Freedom' judge award 2018, 2x Max-Ophüls-Preis 2019, HollyWebFest Los Angeles 2019, Buenos Aires Webfest 2019). As a director, show runner and producer he heads projects with national (tv) channels such as funk, KiKa, ARTE, rbb and Deutsche Welle. With a focus on serial, milieu-driven formats between his native village life and Ghanaian bus driver scene he studies at German Film and TV Academy since 2015. 

Awards + Festivals

  • 29th FILMKUNSTFEST SCHWERIN ("Gedreht in MV", Premiere, Schwerin, Germany) May 1, 2019

Crew

Director
Lucas Thiem
Screenplay
Lucas Thiem, Gunnar Rossow, Christoph Kurzweil, Juan Rmzv
Producer
Lucas Thiem, Gunnar Rossow
Director of Photography
Gunnar Rossow
Sound
Sebastian Brattka
Editor
Juan Rmzv
Sound Design
Moritz Monorfalvi
Music
Paul Eisenach, Tim Golla

Cast

Charly Hübner
Joachim Kümritz

Details

Running Time
80:11 min
Shooting Format
Digital 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1.85
Sound
Stereo

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

Lucas Thiem

+49 (0)176 385 629 27
mail@lucasthiem.com
lucas.thiem@dffb.de
http://facebook.com/lucas.thiem