THE STRATOSPHERE GIRL
THE STRATOSPHERE GIRL


SYNOPSIS
18-year old blonde Angela (Chloé Winkel),with a passion for comics, plunges into her own comic adventure while working in a hostess club in Tokyo. The Stratosphere Girl blends European storytelling with Japanese anime cartoon power into a stylized action-mystery.

DIRECTORM.X. Oberg
YEAR2003
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSPanorama Berlinale 2004
PRODUCERSChristoph Friedel (producer)
Karl Baumgartner (producer)
Claudia Steffen (line producer)
Andrea Hanke (co-producer)
Carlo Degli Esposti (co-producer)
Pierre Spengler (co-producer)
Samir (co-producer)
Jeroen Beker (co-producer)
Marc Sillam (co-producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHPANDORA FILM (Köln) in co-production with PALOMAR (Rome)
CLUBDEAL (London)
DSCHOINT VENTSCHR (Zürich)
PARADIS FILM (Paris)
MOTEL FILMS (Amsterdam)
WESTDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK (Köln)
SF DRS/ SRG SSR idée suisse
PRODUCTIONKenzo Horikoshi (associate producer Japan)
Olaf Lehmann (unit prod. manager)
Jochen Felthaus (prod. co-ordinator)
Jon Older (1st assistant director)
SUPPORTED BYFilmstiftung NRW
Filmförderung Hamburg
Dutch FilmFund
Filmförderungsanstalt
Media II development
WORLD SALESBavaria Film International
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORRapid Eye Movies (Köln)
LENGTH85 min
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.85
Dolby SRD
SHOOTING LOCATIONTokyo (Japan) & Köln (Germany)
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEEnglish
CASTChloé Winkel
Jon Yang
Rebecca Palmer
Tuva Novotny
Tara Elders
Linda Steinhoff
Filip Peeters
Togo Igawa
Burt Kwouk
WRITERSM.X. Oberg
CASTINGPia Marais
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYMichael Mieke
EDITINGPeter Alderliesten
MUSICNils Petter Molvaer
SOUNDHerman Pieete (sound designer)
Bruno Tarriére (re-record. mixer)
Maurice Hillier (sound recordist)
ART DIRECTIONPetra Barchi (prod. designer)
Ann-Kathrin Otto (comics)
Tim Pannen (art director)
COSTUMESSandra Fuhr
MAKE UP HAIRLaura Schiavo-Loz
LINKSwww.stratospheregirl.com; www.bavaria-film.de; www.motelfilms.nl; www.rapideyemovies.de