Rattenkönig

A Film by Matthias Wissmann

Synopsis

RAT KING Fearing the anger of his boss Erik, the mad shorty Rene tries to keep a low profile at a campground near Lake Constance where he has to deal with small-town bureaucracy and bizarre campground residents.

Director

  • Picture of Matthias Wissmann © Matthias Wissmann

    Matthias Wissmann

    Matthias Wissmann (*1987) grabbed the film camera once when he was young and never let it go again – with his last two short films “Who is Hu” (2012) and especially “Dunkelkammer” (Darkroom, 2014), Matthias Wissmann was able to chalk up numerous festival participations and some awards during the past two years. Some of his older projects were also published in smaller circulations on DVD and BluRay. Studying “media.design & production” at the University of Offenburg. “Rattenkönig” (Rat King) is this genre film fan's bachelor thesis and is intended to bethe financial foundation for his debut feature film “Raubfisch” (Fish of Prey).

Awards + Festivals

  • 17th SHORTS. KURZFILMFESTIVAL OFFENBURG (Competition, Germany)April 17, 2015
  • 11th INDIGO FILMFEST (Competition, Wadern-Bardenbach, Germany)October 16, 2015
  • 13th UP-AND-COMING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Hannover, Germany)November 20, 2015
  • *FOUNDERS AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)December 1, 2016
  • BIRMINGHAM OKTOBERFEST EVENT (Screening, Underground FilmFest, Birmingham, Alabama, USA)October 9, 2016

Crew

Director
Matthias Wissmann
Screenplay
Matthias Wissmann
Producer
Johannes Kässinger, Matthias Wissmann
Co-Producers
Claudio Demel, Adrian Dittus
Director of Photography
Kevin Hartfiel
Camera Assistants
Matthias Stoerck, Veit Küpper
Costume Design
Sina Schneider, Jana Leutenegger
Sound
Marco Schnebel
Sound Mixing
Marco Schnebel
Editor
Matthias Wissmann
Additional Music
The Rocket Boys, Die 3 Comets, Retardo

Details

Running Time
44:56
Shooting Format
4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Stereo

Contact

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FILM SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

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77652 Offenburg, Germany

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