Nimmerlandverräter

A Film by Alexander Frank

Synopsis

A CLOWN’S TALE.
MARKO & HARALD are two struggling artists who work a variety of jobs in order to survive. And even though their engagements as clown doctors in a hospice for children are getting under Marko’s skin, the two of them really get going once they transform into their red-nosed alter egos and are set free on the grounds of the hospice. Wherever they appear, the two surprise with witty and funny routines. But all this joy and happiness has to succumb to the economic realities of the hospice and the financial needs of the two artists. They have to play for a private patient and help her fulfil her biggest wish. Meeting their new patient, LENA, who vehemently resists their clownish whirlwind, Harald & Marko understand: they have to put on the show of their lifetime to make Lena happy one last time.

Director

  • Picture of Alexander Frank © Leo Dorian Stiebeling

    Alexander Frank

    Alexander Frank wrote his master thesis at the University of Zurich on the adolescent outsider in film. He loves movies for children as well as dark genre flicks.

    Alexander has worked as 1st Assistant Director and Script Supervisor for various film and television productions and as Resident Assistant Director at the Theatre of Frankfurt (Schauspiel Frankfurt). He has worked as Stage Manager on large scale theatre productions and as an Acting Coach for Stagecoach. Alexander directed numerous theatre productions all over Germany and has been a Staff Writer on a series.

    As a writer, he developed several feature and serialized projects for Sky Germany, Bastei Media, FFP New Media and Schmerbeck Entertainment. As a director, he currently produces narrative music videos and is in preparations for his feature debut.

    Alexander was a writing-fellow of the RACCONTI Script Lab 2017 and a directing-fellow of the International Forum at the Berlin Theatertreffen 2014 and Berlin Talent Campus 2008. He is a member of the prestigious Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in New York.

Awards + Festivals

  • 52nd INTERNATIONALE HOFER FILMTAGE (Short Films, World Premiere, Hof, Germany)October 24, 2018
  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)March 13, 2019
  • 20th SHORT FILM DAYS SCHWEINFURT (Official Selection, Schweinfurt, Germany)April 18, 2019
  • 1st FILMART FESTIVAL MADRID (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)April 26, 2019
  • TOKYO LIFT-OFF ONLINE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tokyo, Japan)May 27, 2019
  • 47th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Weyregg, Austria)June 8, 2019
  • 3rd THE BUDDHA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 9, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Alexander Frank
Screenplay
Alexander Frank
Producer
Julia Terrey, KitsuneProduction
Director of Photography
Dian Zagorchinov
Sound
Tobias Schinko
Editor
Dirk Farin
Sound Design
Bernhard Leimbrock
Music
Ruth Chan

Cast

Marko
Florian Mania
Harald
André Meyer
Lena
Sophie Breitenöder

Details

Running Time
22:30 min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1: 2,39
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

KitsuneProduction
Julia Terrey

+49 174 9918538

juleterrey@gmail.com
www.kitsune-production.com

DIRECTOR

Alexander Frank

post@alexanderfrank.com
www.alexanderfrank.com