Brief synopsis

Although he already has searched Iraq unsuccessfully for weapons of mass destruction as a member of a UN mission, German bio-weapons expert Arndt Wolf is still obsessed with the idea that Saddam Hussein is hiding something. Nobody around him is interested in this topic any more. This changes abruptly when an Iraqi asylum seeker claims to have been involved in the manufacture of biological weapons. The German Federal Intelligence Service summons Dr. Wolf to ascertain the legitimacy of the claims made by the informant, who has been given the code name “Curveball”. Meanwhile, the 9/11 attacks have shaken the world and put Americans on edge...
(https://www.berlinale.de/en/programme/programme/detail.html?film_id=202007125)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Sebastian BlombergArndt Wolf [L]
Dar Salim„Curveball“ [L]
Virginia Kull
Michael Wittenborn
Thorsten Merten
Franziska BrandmeierMeg [SR]
Oli BigalkeBND-Beamter [SR]
Marius BorghoffRechercheur Dieter [SR]
Dirk BöhlingBND-Rechercheur Heiner K. [SR]
Marcus CalvinCIA-Mann [SR]
David A. HamadeBassam [SR]
Georg PaluzaYaver [SR]
Matthias SchendelBND-Fahrer [SR]
Michael 'Mike' DaviesUniformierter [BP]
Simon KerrisonBND officer [BP]
Tom WaldBND Beamter

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantIlonka Szokola
Director of photographySten Mende
2nd unit dopPeter Drittenpreis7 DT 2nd + 3 DT B
Camera operatorMax ZaherSkikamera, Stuntkamera
Drone camera operatorTimo Höft
1st assistant cameraRicarda Hibbeln
2nd assistant cameraMadeleine Roggatz
DIT digital imaging technicianJulian Schmelzle
Rear projection plates operatorJan MeyerPlate Assistant
Rear projection plates operatorJannik KlingelPlate Operator
Video playback operatorJannik Wenck
Casting directorSuse Marquardt
Costume designerChristian Roehrs
Costume designerJuliane Maier
Assistant costume designerJohanna Schraut
WardrobePauline Näscher
WardrobeKerstina Schemmel
WardrobePauline Platt
Additional wardrobeAnne Gebrande
Additional wardrobeViola Alexandra VolkHamburg
Additional wardrobeDagmar Armbruster
Additional wardrobeSilvana Jost
Costume dyeingSonia Inés Rocha
Costume patinationSonia Inés Rocha
DirectorJohannes Naber
1st AD (local system)Sven Kämmerer
2nd AD crowd (local system)Miriam Zacheiß
Script supervisorKristina GerasimovaBaWü-Teil / Drehtag 1-14
Script supervisorTara Biere
EditorAnne Jünemann
Additional editorAdrienne Hudson
Key/dolly gripCarsten Scharrmann
Grip assistantMatthias Schröter [1]
Special constructionsPhilipp KnopfCarrig
Multicopter pilotFrank Roos
GafferThomas von Klier
Best boySteffen Birker
Best boyBjörn Körner
ElectricianGustavo Nagel
ElectricianSascha Reinhardt6DT Zusatz, BaWü
Additional electricianPeter AssmannHamburg
Additional electricianChristoph Steil5 Tage
Makeup artist / hair stylistStefanie GredigHead of Department
Makeup artist / hair stylistKatrin Sondermann
ProstheticsJörg RunkProsthetic supply
Wig makerSandra Jethon
ProducerAmir Hamz
ProducerChristian Springer
ProducerFahri Yardim
Co-producerAntonio Exacoustos
Co-producerJoseph M'Barek
Assistant-/ junior-producerLetizia Lange
Production designerTamo Kunz
Production designerJenni WercheONLY TEASER 2017
Assistant production designerMeike Sudholz
Art directorHolger Sebastian MüllerFrankfurt
Art directorSeth Turner
Prop masterTobias Wiehn
Prop masterTim Meisner
Standby propsMaren EichSzenenbild: Tamo Kunz, AD: Seth Turner
Set dresserPamela SchmidtBaden-Württemberg
Property assistantGregory RefeldProd. Des: Tamo Kunz
Location scoutManuel Stülten
Location scoutPamela SchmidtBaden-Württemberg
Location scoutAndreas WannerÖsterreich
Set builderRene Bolte
Scenic painterSabine BB König
Graphic artistThomas Möller [3]
Graphic artistClaudia BehrensGrafische Arbeiten
Property driverMalte Harding
Unit production managerDorissa Berninger
Post production supervisorSimon Sturzeneggerfür Cine Chromatix
Production coordinatorAnna-Maria Thönelt
Travel coordinatorThomas Bieber
Unit managerManuela Lee-Rusch
Unit managerMoritz GroßerhodeHH, BaWü II, Berlin
Unit managerRobin MaasPrep
Location managerMihael 'Miki' MatijasevicHamburg und Umgebung
Location managerFabian KieferUnterstützung für die Motiv-Aufnahmeleitung
Set manager/ floor managerLeonie Kurz
Production driverSimon Kiefer [1]
PA internNele Fahrenwald
Office production assistantJohannes Jancke
ScreenwriterOliver Keidel
ScreenwriterJohannes Naber
Production sound mixerJan Lukas Mielke2nd Unit
Production sound mixerAndre Zacher
Production sound mixerBenjamin Simon4 DT Vertretung (Main Unit)
Production sound mixerJohannes Schelle2nd Unit
Boom operatorEtienne Haug
Second boom operatorMax Hartstang
Sound designerTina Laschke
Stuntman/womanWolfram HuberPrecission Driver
Stuntman/womanThomas ' Tom ' JesterDouble Sebastian Blomberg, Precision Driving
Stuntman/womanSiegfried PolapDouble Sebastian Blomberg, Precision Driving
Stuntman/womanMatthias SchendelHauptdouble Sebastian Blomberg

Production companies

CompanyComment
Bon Voyage Films GmbH
Arri Media GmbH [de]Koproduktion
BR Bayerischer Rundfunk [de]Senderbeteiligung
NDR - Norddeutscher Rundfunk [de]Senderbeteiligung
SWR SüdwestrundfunkSenderpartner

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Mindjazz Pictures [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesFrische Brise Aerials
Extras/Bit PlayerExtra Faces Hamburg | Katrin PoppelbaumHamburg und Schleswig-Holstein
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbHKomparsenabrechnung
Finance/Law/InsuranceTeamwork-Filmservice GmbH
Production ServicesOvidfilm
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationUpper Level Travel GmbH
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationWerner Kürsten Kartonagen e.K.
Costumesco.co costume servicesKB: Juliane Maier
CostumesKostümfundus Babelsberg GmbHKB: Juliane Maier / Christian Röhrs
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Christian Roehrs
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbHKB: Juliane Maier / Christian Röhrs
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHAlle Bereiche HH
PropsLEON ActionteamScharfschützen Gewehre
Vehicles and aircraftsChristoph Schneider Spielfahrzeuge und DienstleistungenSpielfahrzeuge Präzisionsfahrer
Vehicles and aircraftsMS AutomaklerSpielfahrzeuge, Youngtimer
Vehicles and aircraftspolizeiteam.deUnipolis, Uniformen, Unipkws
Video/Computer PlaybackProduction Concept GmbH & Co. KGKFZ Plates
Film Processing/TransfersARRI Media GmbH
Image (VFX)ARRI Media GmbH
Image/EditingCine Chromatix KGEditing room rental

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020GermanyBerlin International Festival [de]Berlinale Special

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
PremiereThursday, 27/02/2020Berlinale