HOCHZEITSPOLKA
HOCHZEITSPOLKA


SYNOPSIS
Frieder found not only a good job as the Polish branch manager of a German tools factory, also by now he feels at home in there. When his old German school friends surprisingly arrive at his wedding with Gosia, the party gets out of control and what starts off as minor taunts between the Polish and Germans soon develops into serious conflicts....

DIRECTORLars Jessen
YEAR2010
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSworld premiere at 20. Cologne Conference
PRODUCERSChristoph Friedel
Claudia Steffen (producers)
Jeannette Würl (NDR)
CO PRODUCTION WITHPandora Film Produktion in co-production with Norddeutscher Rundfunk in association with STI Studio Filmowe
PRODUCTIONElke Sasserath (production manager)
Marcin Marcinkiewicz (prod. manager Poland)
SUPPORTED BYproduction supported by Filmstiftung NRW
Filmförderung Hamburg-Schleswig Holstein
DFFF /// development assistance by Filmstiftung NRW
Media Development
Filmförderung Hamburg-SchleswigHolstein
WORLD SALES
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORX-Verleih
LENGTH97 min.
FORMAT35mm
25fps
1:1.66
Dolby Digital
SHOOTING LOCATIONGermany & Poland
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEGerman & Polish
CASTChristian Ulmen
Katarzyna Maciąg
Fabian Hinrichs
Waldemar Kobus
Lucas Gregorowicz
Jens Münchow
Alexandra Schalaudek
Klaudiusz Kaufmann
Waldemar Obłoza
Mariusz Słupinski
Maja Bohosiewicz
Tim Sikyea
WRITERSIngo Haeb (writer) Przemek Nowakowski (co-writer & co-director)
Lars Jessen (co-writer)
CASTINGMalgorzata Adamska
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYMarcus Kanter (director of photography), Michael Tötter (additional camera)
EDITINGSebastian Schultz
MUSICJakob Ilja
with Songs by Die Toten Hosen
Heide Hurricane
Andzej Szczupak & Band among many others
SOUNDMatthias Haeb (original sound)
Stephan Konken (sound design)
ART DIRECTIONThorsten Sabel
COSTUMESAnette Schröder
MAKE UP HAIRLiliana Gałązka
Jennifer Lüling
LINKSwww.hochzeitspolka.x-verleih.de