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A Rat's Tale

    All titles (2)
    Feature Film | 1996 | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | Germany

    Shooting data

    Number of shooting days63
    LocationsBottrop, Duisburg, New York City, Kanarische Inseln

    Project data

    BudgetEuro 7.300.000
    Length of movie97 Min.
    Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
    Picture material negative35mm
    Picture material positive35mm
    Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 Kanäle)

    Brief synopsis

    Der fiese Spekulant Mr. Dollart will in den Hafenanlagen von New York ein riesiges Parkhaus bauen und alle Hafenratten vergiften. Doch Dollart hat seine Rechnung ohne den tapferen Rattenjungen Monty gemacht.

    Der erste Kinofilm der legendären Augsburger Puppenkiste.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Isabella Nobelratz [L]Carmen Plate
    Isabella Nobelratz [L]
    Monty Spinnerratz jr. [L]Phillipp Moog
    Arnie Packratz [SR]Martin Semmelrogge
    Kanaligator Charon [SR]Donald Arthur
    Lauritz Lackratz / Lakritz [SR]Ilja Richter
    Monty Spinnerratz sen. [SR]Klaus Havenstein
    Präsident Nobelratz [SR]Wolfgang Völz
    Rudi Raffratz [SR]Gudo Hoegel
    Tante Charlotte [SR]Renate Danz
    Natja BrunckhorstMrs. Lucy [SR]
    Beverly D'AngeloMrs. Dollart [SR]
    Andreas HerderTom [SR]
    Lauren HuttonJellyBelly [SR]
    Sam MoralesTaxi Driver [SR]
    Josef OstendorfDollart [SR]
    Jerry StillerProf.Plumpingam [SR]
    Steffen WinkNick [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    production accountantJürgen Jansen
    production accountantPetra Junk
    director of photographyPiotr Lenar
    2nd unit dopBastian Hootcuper
    camera operatorCollin Corby
    camera operatorBastian Houtkooper
    1st assistant cameraChristian Klopp
    1st assistant cameraJörg GüntnerFocus 2. Kamera
    video playback operatorChristian Hennecke
    still photographerGünther Menn
    casting directorClemens Erbach
    costume designerEun-Young Kim
    directorMichael F. HuseBayerischer Filmpreis 1997
    director (dubbing)Michael F. HuseUS-Kinofassung
    1st assistant directorRegina Wragge2te
    1st assistant directorRichard Greenberg
    1st assistant directorUlrike Hamacher
    assistant to directorKatharina Gütter
    script supervisorOliver Haroun
    editorTimothy McLeish*Bayerischer Filmpreis 1997
    assistant editorDoreen RömerSteenbeck
    key/dolly gripRossi HandsleyKey Grip
    key/dolly gripKeith ManningFirst Grip
    key/dolly gripSebastian SchwerdtGrip
    gafferRichard Lindl
    gafferSteve Foster
    gafferMarek Wojtaszewski
    gafferAndres Marder
    electricianUwe Köhler
    electricianEmil Jevtic2 unit OB
    composerFrederic Talgorn
    arrangerFrederic Talgorn
    SongRalf MertenElektrostar - Mr. Boody
    SongChristoph BlaserElektrostar - Mr. Boody
    producerHans-Peter Clahsen
    assistant to producerNils Visé
    assistant to producerPeter Kreysler
    production designerAusten Spriggs
    prop masterMichael FechnerProp Master
    prop masterBjörn HolzhausenPropbuyer
    prop masterKirsten Lieboldt-LongoliusTeaser-Produktion
    standby propsLiane Schmidt
    set dresserBjörg Wagner
    set dresserOke Schmidt
    line producerChrista-Maria Klein
    Post Production CoordinatorPeter Kreysler
    assistant production managerChristian Lehnervom 15.08.-15.10.1996
    unit managerGabriele GoiczykJuni - August 1996
    set manager/ floor managerSascha Koszinowski
    screenwriterWerner Morgenrath
    screenwriterPeter Scheerbaum
    IdeaMichael F. Huse
    literary sourceTor Seidler
    production sound mixerOlav Gross
    sound re-recording mixerAlexander Schaefer
    sound editorDieter StruckHD Operator am Set
    foley artistMax Bauer
    special effects supervisorJoachim 'Joe' Fesserzusammen mit K.H.Bochnig
    vfx producerManfred BüttnerDAS WERK
    set medicHolger Steffens

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Warner Bros. Pictures Germany [de]

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesFGV Schmidle GmbH
    Cameras and UtilitiesPanavision [uk]
    CastingOutcast
    Locations and StudiosWarner Bros., Studios Bottrop-Kirchhellen
    Image (VFX)PICTORION das Werk GmbH
    Score /MusicMunich Symphonic Orchestra

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Michael F. Huse1997Goldener SpatzKinderfilmNominated
    Hans-Peter Clahsen1997Bayerischer FilmpreisBester KinderfilmWinner