Feature Film | 2020-2021 | Drama, Love | Germany
The project "Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt" has been editorially approved, but continues to be regularly reviewed, updated and supported through to release by our editors. Please inform us of missing, false or outdated data.

Brief synopsis

Die 27jährige Mascha, eine in Aserbaidschan geborene armenische Jüdin, bastelt in Köln an ihrer akademischen Karriere. Als sie den Sportstudenten Elias kennen lernt, ziehen beide sofort zusammen. Doch nach einem tragischen Sportunfall verstirbt Elias, und Mascha flüchtet aus ihrem Leben und zieht nach Tel Aviv.
Quelle: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Sohel Altan GolCem [L]
Slavko PopadicElias [L]
Aylin TezelMascha [L]
Peer BlankHorst [SR]
Bardo BöhlefeldSami [SR]
Heike Hanold-LynchElke [SR]
Nadia MigdalMaya [BP]
Annalena NitscheTuba [BP]
Zeljka PreksavecKrankenschwester Irina [BP]
Cornelia WernerKollegin [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantSteffen Haja
Director of photographyJuan Sarmiento G.
Steadicam operatorDirk Eichler
1st assistant cameraJohannes PächGermany
2nd assistant cameraCarl Vinken
Casting directorSusanne Ritter
Extras/bit player castingJohanna RagwitzBerlin
Costume designerNicole Hutmacher
Assistant costume designerAnna Krieger
WardrobeHanna Senk
Wardrobe helpJudith Samuel
DirectorPola Beck
1st AD (local system)Jeronimo Wald
2nd AD crowd (local system)Milena Flemisch
Key/dolly gripMalte Kneib
GafferAndy Stein
Best boyFred Busbach
Best boyLauritz Neu(Berlin Crew)
Lighting technician / electricianJan Fecke
Lighting technician / electricianOle Dieboldzusatz
Makeup artist / hair stylistChristina Neuss
Additional make up artistLisa Schmermer2 DT
ProducerJonas Katzenstein
ProducerMaximilian Leo
Postproduction producerNinette BothaWeFadeToGrey GmbH
Production designerUtta Hagen
Assistant production designerAnja SchönbergVorbereitung
Assistant production designerSvenja Matthes
Set decoratorKatharina HafermaasBerlin
Assistant set decoratorSvenja Matthes
Prop masterRalph Herscu
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerPatrick Velte
Assistent stand by propmanSebastian Iampietro
Location scoutSilvia EisenhutBerlin
Location scoutStefan MöllerKöln
Line producerPhilipp Stendebach
Assistant to line producerMario von Grumbkow
Production managerSimon Stein
Production coordinatorKatrin Kreppel
Production coordinator assistantAlina Behnen
Unit managerMarcus Schulze-Erdel
Set manager/ floor managerStefan Knäpper
Production assistantLasse Lenz
Production assistantXenia Fleur Hübert
Production driverMatthias Reitner
Production driverTarik Hinisli
Production driverBenjamin Lowens
ScreenwriterBurkhardt Wunderlich
Literary sourceOlga Grjasnowa'All Russians Love Birch Trees'
Script translatorCara DonnellanFrom German to English
Production sound mixerAndreas Hildebrandt
Boom operatorChristian Caspar16 SD Germany
Hygiene officerJaqueline Senden
Hygiene officerSimon RügerBerlin

Production companies

CompanyComment
augenschein Filmproduktion
ZDF - Das kleine Fernsehspiel [de]co-production

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
CastingCasting Petra OhlerKomparsen und KD
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter | Johanna RagwitzBerlin
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbHAbrechnung von Kompars*innen
Production ServicesBPS Sicherheit GmbH
Production ServicesDHS Filmservice GmbHMediLounge
Production ServicesFilmservice-BBTag und Nachtbewachung
Production ServicesJOLA-RentMagamo, 2 Fach Aufenthalt mit Maskenplatz, Set AL Material, Selbstfahrer Generator
Production ServicesMeal-Company Filmcatering10 Tage NRW
Production ServicesMonsieur Cinéma Filmcatering UG (formerly La Buvette)Vollcatering Drehzeitraum Berlin
Locations and StudiosZeitRaumRechercheLocation
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHalle Bereiche Köln
PropsGRAFIKWERKWEBSHOP Artikel / MOVIEPHONEs / Apps
Film Processing/Transferswefadetogrey GmbH