Baghdad in My Shadow | © Global Screen
© Global Screen

Baghdad in My Shadow

    All titles (2)
    Feature Film | 2017-2019 | Drama, Thriller | Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom

    Shooting data

    Start of shooting08/06/2017
    End of shooting07/07/2017
    Number of shooting days37
    LocationsKöln, Zürich, London
    Filming regionsSwitzerland, West Germany

    Trailers/Videos

    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
    Post production assistantJohanna Kreutzfeldt
    ColoristSebastian Göhs
    Director of photographyNgo The Chau
    Camera operatorFabian Klein
    B Cam
    B Cam
    1st assistant cameraFelix Jost
    B-Cam, Amira
    B-Cam, Amira
    1st assistant cameraTim Rosenbohm
    A-CAM_26DT
    A-CAM_26DT
    1st assistant cameraAmi Rodrigues
    Zusatz
    Zusatz
    2nd assistant cameraMark Fesser
    Data wrangler / digital loaderCarl Vinken
    Video assist/playback operatorPhilipp Letz
    Still photographerMartin Valentin Menke
    Casting directorDixie Chassay
    UK Casting
    UK Casting
    Casting directorWildman Hall
    UK Casting
    UK Casting
    Casting directorSusanne Ritter
    DE Casting
    DE Casting
    Extras/bit player castingPetra Ohler
    Costume designerUlrike Scharfschwerdt
    Assistant costume designerBirgit Halim
    WardrobeRachel Vogelheim
    WardrobeGina Steiniger
    Cast
    Cast
    Costume design traineeSvenja Mitze
    DirectorSamir
    Script continuityHannah Lichtenstein
    EditorJann Anderegg
    Key gripIngo Hilden
    GripYannik Cornelssen
    GripBenedikt Spelleken
    1 DT Kran GF-16
    1 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-producerStina Werenfels
    Co-producerChristine Kiauk
    Co-producerChristine Alderson
    Co-producerHerbert Schwering
    Production designerFabian Lüscher
    Art directorVerena Popp
    Set decoratorPetra Klimek
    Art department assistantAndrea Weitz
    Prop masterKatja Luger
    Standby propsStephanie Moldrings
    NRW
    NRW
    Standby propsCatia Rémy
    Krankheitsvertretung
    Krankheitsvertretung
    Standby propsJessica Schmid
    CH
    CH
    Set dresserJudith Jaeger
    med. advisor
    med. advisor
    Set dresserJörg Baier [1]
    Location scoutPia Esten
    Set builderAndreas J Klein
    Set "Büro Yasin"
    Set "Büro Yasin"
    Scenic painterYolanda Palazuelo
    Scenic painterAchim Reimann
    Head Painter
    Head Painter
    Graphic artistDorit Janssen
    Line producerPeter Kreutz
    Production managerNancy Bressolles
    Production Manager: 2nd Unit: UK
    Production Manager: 2nd Unit: UK
    Production coordinatorMaria Haase
    Assistant production managerRobin Dittwald
    Assistant production managerLaura Freialdenhoven
    Coin Film (DE)
    Coin Film (DE)
    Location manager (local system)Paul Effertz
    Location Manager Köln und Zürich
    Location Manager Köln und Zürich
    Set manager/ floor managerKevin Kraemer
    3 Wochen Vertretung
    3 Wochen Vertretung
    Assistant set/floor managerMelanie Weber [2]
    Set AL bis DT 7
    Set AL bis DT 7
    Assistant set/floor managerSelina Gäer
    vertretungsweise vom 12.-15.06
    vertretungsweise vom 12.-15.06
    ScreenwriterSamir
    ScreenwriterFurat al Jamil
    Production sound mixerPatrick Storck
    Boom operatorDavid Hilgers
    Sound designerFlorian Eidenbenz
    Stunt coordinatorMichael Mohr
    Stunt coordinatorNikolai Mohr

    Production companies

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

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Arsenal Filmverleih [de]
    Germany 2021
    Germany 2021
    Filmcoopi Zürich AG [ch]
    Switzerland (theatrical)
    Switzerland (theatrical)
    Global Screen - a brand of Telepool GmbH [de]
    International Sales
    International Sales

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesVantage Film GmbH
    Animals for FilmFilmtiere Moviedogs
    Hund (Deutschland)
    Hund (Deutschland)
    CastingBildexplosion Jochen Langer
    Komparsencasting
    Komparsencasting
    CastingCasting Petra Ohler
    Komparsen und KD
    Komparsen und KD
    CastingDixie Chassay Casting
    UK Casting
    UK Casting
    CastingWildman Hall Casting [uk]
    UK Casting
    UK Casting
    StuntsMichael Mohr Stuntteam
    StuntsPRODUCTION CONCEPT GmbH
    Stunt-Support
    Stunt-Support
    Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbH
    Komparsenabrechnung
    Komparsenabrechnung
    Production ServicesAnsgard UG
    Absperrung/HVZ
    Absperrung/HVZ
    Production ServicesHermann Koenen Party- und Catering-Service
    Catering
    Catering
    Production Servicesplan-b-services
    div. Reinigungen
    div. Reinigungen
    Transportation, Travel and AccomodationRoad Rebel
    CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbH
    Kostümequipment
    Kostümequipment
    PropsHerz Medicalgroup
    Med. Requisiten
    Med. Requisiten
    Vehicles and aircraftsFilmauto Markus Zimmermann und Vincent Luxen
    Mercedes 500SEL Weiß
    Mercedes 500SEL Weiß
    Vehicles and aircraftsMannis-Garage
    Spielfahrzeuge tagew
    Spielfahrzeuge tagew
    Vehicles and aircraftsSetlounge GmbH
    Maske Graderobe Gene
    Maske Graderobe Gene
    Vehicles and aircraftsUlrich Karis Spielfahrzeuge
    Spielfahrzeug
    Spielfahrzeug

    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
    Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 30/09/2021
    PremiereSaturday, 10/08/2019Locarno Film Festival