Baghdad in My Shadow

    All titles (2)
    Feature Film | 2017-2019 | Drama | Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland

    Brief synopsis

    A failed author, a wife in hiding, a clandestine gay IT-specialist meet in an Iraqi café in London. Incited by a radical Sheik, the author’s nephew attacks them and turns their lives upside down.
    (Locarno Film Festival)

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Haytham A. Ali Al-JadahTaufik [L]
    Zahraa GhandourAmal [L]
    Waseem AbbasMuhannad [L]
    Shervin AlenabiNasseer [L]
    Maxim MehmetSven [L]
    Kae BaharZeki [L]
    Ali Daim MailikiAhmed [L]
    Taro BaharAro [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Production accountantLies Schumandl
    1st ADFlorian Engelhardt
    2nd ADMartin Joss
    3rd AD FloorRachel Armitage
    ColoristSebastian Göhs
    Director of photographyNgo The Chau
    Camera operatorFabian KleinB Cam
    1st assistant cameraTim RosenbohmA-CAM_26DT
    1st assistant cameraFelix JostB-Cam, Amira
    1st assistant cameraAmi RodriguesZusatz
    2nd assistant cameraMark Fesser
    Data wrangler / digital loaderCarl Vinken
    Video assist/playback operatorPhilipp Letz
    Still photographerMartin Valentin Menke
    Casting directorDixie ChassayUK Casting
    Casting directorSusanne RitterDE Casting
    Casting directorWildman HallUK Casting
    Extras/bit player castingPetra Ohler
    Costume designerUlrike Scharfschwerdt
    Assistant costume designerBirgit Halim
    WardrobeGina Steiniger
    WardrobeRachel Vogelheim
    Costume design traineeSvenja Mitze
    DirectorSamir
    Script supervisorHannah Lichtenstein
    EditorJann Anderegg
    Key/dolly gripIngo Hilden
    Grip assistantYannik Cornelssen
    Grip assistantBenedikt Spelleken1 DT Kran GF-16
    GafferRaphael Toel
    Lighting technician / electricianBenjamin Menne
    Makeup artist / hair stylistJohannes Schmager
    Additional make up artistLisa Schmermer
    Additional make up artistRobert Schmermer
    ComposerWalter Mair
    ProducerJoël Jent
    Co-producerChristine Kiauk
    Co-producerStina Werenfels
    Co-producerHerbert Schwering
    Co-producerChristine Alderson
    Production designerFabian Lüscher
    Art directorVerena Popp
    Set decoratorPetra Klimek
    Art department assistantAndrea Weitz
    Prop masterKatja Luger
    Standby propsJessica SchmidCH
    Standby propsCatia RémyKrankheitsvertretung
    Standby propsStephanie MoldringsNRW
    Set dresserJudith Jaegermed. advisor
    Set dresserJörg Baier [1]
    Location scoutPia Esten
    Set builderAndreas J KleinSet "Büro Yasin"
    Scenic painterAchim ReimannHead Painter
    Graphic artistDorit Janssen
    Line producerPeter Kreutz
    Production managerNancy BressollesProduction Manager: 2nd Unit: UK
    Production coordinatorMaria Haase
    Assistant production managerRobin Dittwald
    Assistant production managerLaura FreialdenhovenCoin Film (DE)
    Post production assistantJohanna Kreutzfeldt
    Location managerPaul EffertzLocation Manager Köln und Zürich
    Set manager/ floor managerKevin Kraemer3 Wochen Vertretung
    Assistant set/floor managerMelanie Weber [2]Set AL bis DT 7
    Assistant set/floor managerSelina Gäervertretungsweise vom 12.-15.06
    ScreenwriterSamir
    ScreenwriterFurat al Jamil
    Production sound mixerPatrick Storck
    Boom operatorDavid Hilgers
    Sound designerFlorian Eidenbenz
    Stunt coordinatorNikolai Mohr

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion [ch]
    COIN FILMKoproduktion
    Ipso Facto Productions [uk]Koproduktion

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Filmcoopi Zürich AG [ch]Switzerland (theatrical)
    Global Screen GmbH [de]International Sales
    NFP Marketing & Distribution [de]Germany

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesVantage Film GmbH
    Animals for FilmFilmtiere MoviedogsHund (Deutschland)
    CastingBildexplosion Jochen LangerKomparsencasting
    CastingCasting Petra OhlerKomparsen und KD
    CastingDixie Chassay CastingUK Casting
    CastingWildman Hall CastingUK Casting
    StuntsMichael Mohr Stuntteam
    StuntsProduction Concept GmbH & Co. KGStunt-Support
    Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbHKomparsenabrechnung
    Production ServicesAnsgard UGAbsperrung/HVZ
    Production ServicesHermann Koenen Party- und Catering-ServiceCatering
    Production Servicesplan-b-servicesdiv. Reinigungen
    Transportation, Travel and AccomodationRoad Rebel
    CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostümequipment
    PropsHerz MedicalgroupMed. Requisiten
    Vehicles and aircraftsFilmauto Markus Zimmermann und Vincent LuxenMercedes 500SEL Weiß
    Vehicles and aircraftsMannis-GarageSpielfahrzeuge tagew
    Vehicles and aircraftsSetlounge GmbHMaske Graderobe Gene
    Vehicles and aircraftsUlrich Karis SpielfahrzeugeSpielfahrzeug

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Samir2020Solothurner Filmtage [ch]Prix du PublicWinner
    Samir2020Schweizer Filmpreis [ch]Bester SpielfilmNominated
    Samir2020Schweizer Filmpreis [ch]Bestes DrehbuchNominated
    Jann Anderegg2020Schweizer Filmpreis [ch]Beste MontageWinner

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2020USAPalm Springs International Film FestivalWorld Cinema Now
    2019SwitzerlandLocarno FestivalFuori concorso (Out of Competition)

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    PremiereSaturday, 10/08/2019Locarno Film Festival