Wintersreise

A Film by Susanne Boeing

Synopsis

WINTER’S JOURNEY

Walter is waiting at the last station of his journey through life. His family and friends all know what is best for him. But in the end they have to understand that his ending belongs only to him.

Director

  • Picture of Susanne Boeing © Susanne Boeing

    Susanne Boeing

    After finishing high-school Susanne Boeing travelled Europe and South Africa working as camera assistant for TV magazines and documentaries. She passed basic studies in Law and then took up studies in Film and Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. The episode Feature film “Hotel by the hour” was produced and supervised by Wolfgang Becker, with whom Susanne than worked on “Good-bye, Lenin!” as an assistant and children’s casting director. Since 1998 she works as a freelance assistant director on productions such as “Stromberg, the series” (Arne Feldhusen), Tatort (Peter F. Bringmann) and with directors: Lars Jessen, Marc Ottiker, Ingo Haeb, Tom Schreiber, David Carerras, Wilhelm Engelhardt et al. Her own films were screened and awarded at numerous film festivals around the world.

Awards + Festivals

  • *Humanitarian Award of Excellence*
    1st SAN FRANCISCO FILM AWARDS (Online Competition, San Francisco, USA)March 11, 2015
  • *NOMINEE BEST FOREIGN FICTION APRIL*
    LOS ANGELES INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS (Official Selection, LA, USA)April 20, 2015
  • *AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – SPECIAL MENTION*
    ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION AWARDS (Online Competition, USA)May 1, 2015
  • *AWARD FICTION OF THE MONTH – JUNE*
    12 MONTH FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Online Film Festival, Romania)June 15, 2015
  • ROMA CINEMA DOC (Competition, Online Festival, Italy)June 15, 2015
  • COLORTAPE INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Online Screening, Brisbane, Australia)June 15, 2016
  • 2nd BERLIN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Berlin, Germany)July 2, 2016
  • *BEST OVERALL FILM & HONORABLE MENTION*
    1st HOLLYWOOD NORTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belleville, Ontario, Canada)July 16, 2015
  • 18th FILMSCHAUPLÄTZE NRW (Official Selection, Datteln, Germany)August 10, 2016
  • 2nd MIDDLE COAST FILM FESTIVAL (Online Competition, Bloomington, USA)August 13, 2015
  • 1st CEBU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAl (Official Selection, Cebu, Philippines)August 15, 2016
  • *BEST ORIGINAL SCORE OF THE MONTH AUGUST*
    TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival (Online Competition, UK)August 15, 2015
  • 18th CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 10, 2015
  • *NOMINATION BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    6th CINCINNATI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cincinnati, USA)September 10, 2015
  • 3rd LA COSTA FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Carlsbad, USA)September 10, 2015
  • 4th TETOVA INTL FILM FESTIVAL ODA (TIFF ODA) (Official Selection,Tetovo, Macedonia)September 21, 2016
  • 3rd INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS BERLIN (Out of Competition, Berlin, Germany)September 22, 2016
  • 1st JEFFERSON STATE FLIXX FESTIVAL (Competition, Fort Jones, USA)September 24, 2016
  • 1st FULL BLOOM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Statesville, USA)September 24, 2015
  • 12th THE DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAl AND SCREENPLAY COMPETITION(Official Selection, Washington DC, USA)September 26, 2015
  • 1st LOS ANGELES CINEFEST (Monthly Online Festival, LA, USA)October 1, 2015
  • *BEST SHORT FILM – FEMALE PERSPECTIVES AWARD*
    2nd THE WORLD OF FILM INTL FESTIVAL GLASGOW (Official Selection, Glasgow, UK)October 2, 2016
  • 8th FILMZEIT KAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Kaufbeuren, Germany)October 5, 2016
  • VISIONI CORTE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minturno, Italy)October 6, 2016
  • ATLANTIC CITY CINEFEST (Official Selection, Margate City, USA)October 16, 2015
  • ABERDEEN FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, Aberdeen, UK)October 23, 2016
  • 6th ATLANTA SHORTSFEST (Official Selection, Antlanta, USA)October 21, 2016
  • 1st UNDERGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)October 30, 2015
  • *HONORABLE MENTION AWARD*
    16th OJAI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glasgow, USA)November 5, 2015
  • *ALIDA VALLI PRIZE*
    37th FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DI CINEMA E DONNE (Competition, Firenze, Italy)November 5, 2015
  • 32nd VIDEO FILMTAGE KOBLENZ (Official Selection, Koblenz, Germany)November 6, 2015
  • *BEST FILM*
    1st ANOTHER INDEPENDENT INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Eau Claire, USA)November 13, 2015
  • 2nd WOMAN UP INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, LA, USA)November 17, 2015
  • 15th FESTIVAL DEL CORTOMETRAGGIO 'O CURT NAPOLI (Official Selection, Napoli, Italy)November 18, 2015
  • 7th DIRECTORS CIRCLE FESTIVAL OF SHORTS(Online Festival, USA)November 19, 2015
  • 1st THE STRANGE FILM AWARDS (Online Festival)December 8, 2015
  • 4th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 12, 2015
  • *BEST SHORT FILM GOLDEN FILM AWARD*
    1st HOLLYWOOD INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Online Screening, Hollywood, USA)December 12, 2015
  • 5th PUNE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 20, 2015
  • 1st FLIXXFEST FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Online Competition, USA)December 20, 2015
  • 2nd CINEVANA – BERLIN (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)December 20, 2015
  • DEHLI WOMEN'S INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dehli, India)December 22, 2015
  • 2nd KIFAGA NIUE FILM FESTIVALl (Official Selection, Alofi, Niue, New Zealand)December 30, 2015
  • *HONORABLE MENTION*
    14th DHAKA INT. FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)January 14, 2016
  • 2nd BORREGO SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Borrego Springs, USA)January 14, 2016
  • 2nd THE ATLAS AWARDS INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Boston, USA)January 15, 2016
  • *BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM*
    10th TRAIL DANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Duncan, USA)January 18, 2016
  • 16th RIVER BEND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Online Festival, Goshen, USA)January 31, 2016
  • 1st MIAMI INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Monthly Online Festival, Miami Beach, USA)February 1, 2016
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT*
    11th SOCAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Huntington Beach, USA)February 10, 2016
  • 2nd FINOW INTERNATIONAL FILM & SCRIPT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eberswalde, Germany)February 19, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT*
    18th MAGNOLIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Starkville, USA)March 3, 2016
  • 1st SCREEN ONE INTL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Leicester, UK)March 3, 2016
  • 17th LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Landshut, Germany)March 9, 2016
  • *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT*
    16th FARGO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fargo, USA)March 15, 2016
  • *AUDIENCE FAVORITE*
    6th ALBANY FILMFEST (Official Selection, Albany, USA)March 19, 2016
  • 40th CLEVELAND INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cleveland, USA)March 30, 2016
  • 5th BEST SHORTS COMPETITION (Online Festival, La Jolla, USA)April 1, 2016
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*, *BEST ACTOR*
    1st COMME IL FAUT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Minsk, Belarus)April 10, 2016
  • 2nd THE GLOBAL CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL OF BOSTON (Official Selection, Boston, USA)April 11, 2016
  • 58th ROCHESTER INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rochester, USA)April 14, 2016
  • *AWARD OF EXCELLENCE*
    2nd SANDVIKA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sandvika, Norway)April 15, 2016
  • 5th JULIEN DUBUQUE INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dubuque, USA)April 21, 2016
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM*, *BEST EDITING*
    1st SKYLINE INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lake Ridge, USA)April 22, 2016
  • 3rd EMERGE FILM FESTIVAL OF MAINE (Official Selection, Auburn, USA)April 28, 2016
  • 1st MOVE ME PRODUCTIONS BELGIUM – SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Online Screening, Antwerpen, Belgium)May 1, 2016
  • 1st INDIEPOSSIBLE INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Online Festival, Providence, USA)May 7, 2016
  • *NOMINATION BEST SHORT FILM* , *NOMINATION BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN*, *NOMINATION BEST EDITING*, *NOMINATION BEST MUSIC*, *NOMINATION BEST SCREENPLAY*, *NOMINATION BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*, *NOMINATION BEST ENSEMBLE CASTING*, *NOMINATION BEST ACTOR*, *NOMINATION BEST DIRECTOR*
    WILD ROSE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Iowa, USA)May 17, 2016
  • 1st NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL (NNF) (Official Selection, Afula, Israel)May 18, 2016
  • CAMEROON & BIRMINGHAM UNDERGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, Bamenda, Kamerun)May 29, 2016
  • 9th RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fernandina Beach, USA)June 2, 2016
  • 1st "EURO FEST" EUROPEAN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Petersburg, Russia)June 4, 2016
  • *PLATINUM AWARD*
    FAME’US INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (SUMMER 2016) (Official Selection, Hollywood, CA, USA)June 6, 2016
  • 2nd HOOSIERDANCE INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kokomo, Indiana, USA)June 23, 2016
  • CAYFILM - CAYMAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cayman Islands)July 1, 2016
  • 1st SWEDISH INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Stockholm, Sweden)July 4, 2016
  • 4th IPSOS SHORT FILM BREAKS (Official Selection, Romania)July 12, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT – DRAMA & BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    7th BLUE WHISKEY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Illinois, USA)July 27, 2016
  • 2nd THE OPEN DOOR SHORT FILM SHOWCASE (Online Festival)July 29, 2016
  • *BEST FOREIGN SHORT FILM*
    2nd UNITED INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)July 30, 2016
  • 1st WOMEN TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, TX, USA)August 19, 2016
  • 4th KNOXVILLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tennessee, USA)August 26, 2016
  • 21st PORTOBELLO FIM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK) September 1, 2016
  • 34th LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)September 1, 2016
  • *BOARD OF DIRECTORS' AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • 6th GOLDEN DOOR INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF JERSEY CITY (Official Selection, New Jersey, USA)September 22, 2016
  • 7th JAGRAN FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition-Jagran Shorts Section, India)September 27, 2016
  • 1st VELVET ROPE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)September 30, 2016
  • 1st NEW YORK FILM WEEK (Official Selection, NY, USA)October 3, 2016
  • 7th REEL INDEPENDENT FILM EXTRAVAGANZA (Official Selection, Maryland, USA)October 6, 2016
  • 1st EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL (MAINSTREAM & UNDERGROUND) (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)October 22, 2016
  • BLOW-UP – CHICAGO INT’L ARTHOUSE FILM FEST (Finalist, Chicago, Illinois, USA)November 3, 2016
  • 31st FORT LAUDERDALE INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, FL, USA)November 4, 2016
  • 1st SALAIR INT’L INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Russia)November 10, 2016
  • *MERIT AWARD*
    INT’L NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)November 11, 2016
  • 4th HEADLINE INTL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)November 26, 2016
  • 13th BAHAMAS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nassau, Bahamas)December 7, 2016
  • *3 NOMINATIONS: *OUTSTANDING STYLING* *BEST ACTOR* *BEST LONG SHORT FILM*
    3rd SHORT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, South Orange, New Jersey, USA)December 9, 2016
  • *NOMINATION AWARD OF DISTINCTION*
    2nd CANADA SHORTS – CANADIAN & INTL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Online Festival)December 10, 2016
  • SERENDIPITY FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Goa, India) December 16, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 1st FILMSTHAN – INT’L FILM FESTIVAL ON WHEELS (Official Selection, New Dehli, India)December 25, 2016
  • 2nd INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA (Official Selection, Island of Margarita, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela)January 10, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTOR*
    2nd FESTIVAL INT'L DE CINE DE MEDELLIN (Official Selection, Medellin, Colombia)February 15, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • 18th ANNUAL NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 20, 2017
  • *BEST SCREEPLAY*
    1st FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DEL CONO SUR (Official Selection, Valparaíso, Chile)April 20, 2017
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD, DRAMATIC ORIGINAL*
    50th WORLDFEST-HOUSTON (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)April 21, 2017
  • 2nd RED PHOENIX UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pennsylvania, USA)May 26, 2017
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)June 2, 2017
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    SHORT TO THE POINT MARCH 2017 (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania) June 5, 2017
  • 3rd MONTEVIDEO WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Uruguay)July 13, 2017
  • 37th BRECKENBRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Breckenbridge, Colorado, USA)September 21, 2017

Trailer

Crew

Screenplay
Susanne Boeing
Producer
Andrea Karkut
Director
Susanne Boeing
Director of Photography
Michael Faust
Art Direction
Ann-Kathrin Otto
Costume Design
Susa Sasserath
Editor
Gisela Zick
Sound Design
Rolf Manzei
Music
Susa Sasserath

Details

Running Time
26:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,85
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299
markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Susanne Boeing
www.susanneboeing.de

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