Jiyan

  • Hayats Leben (Working title)
Independent Feature Film | 2017-2019 | Drama, Family, Women | Germany

Shooting data

LocationsBerlin
Filming regionsEast Germany

Project data

Film financing
Length of movie71 Min.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Halima IlterHayat [L]
Füsun DemirelGülsüm [L]
Baran Sükrü BabacanHarun [L]
Nizam NamidarIrfan [SR]
Ali EkbarRiza [SR]
Baran HêvîRamazan [SR]
Kai Wido MeyerPolizist [SR]
Helena AbaySerpil [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
ColoristAlexander Beyer
Director of photographyFlorian Wurzer
1st assistant cameraLevent Süzen
Still photographerLukas Papierak
Costume designerLeonie Falke
Costume designerLaura Kirst
Assistant costume designerDésirée Andersch
DirectorSüheyla Schwenk
1st AD (local system)David Wunderlich
Script continuityAnna Kalkowski
EditorNuno Martini
Key gripMeiko Janke
GafferClaudia Schröder [2]
GafferKatharina Schelling
Lighting technician / electricianFaraz Fesharaki
Lighting technician / electricianGregor Cunningham
Lighting technician / electricianMads Gutowski
Lighting technician / electricianJens Koetschau
2DT
2DT
Lighting technician / electricianMalte Siepen
Lighting technician / electricianChristian Passeri
Makeup artist / hair stylistAnne Wenzel
ComposerDeniz Mahir Kartal
ComposerBerivan Ciya
ProducerSara Fazilat
ProducerRoxana Richters
Standby propsCaroline Marie Luise Intrup
Standby propsAnne Storandt
Production coordinatorDaria Wichmann
Production driverLars Nieske
Set runnerSophia Sigel
Set runnerPia Nüchterlein
ScreenwriterSüheyla Schwenk
Production sound mixerPhilipp Olbrich
Boom operatorLuisa Flechsig
Sound designerMarc Eyrich
Sound designerJan Pasemann

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Süheyla Schwenk Produktion [de]2019Festival Int'l du film Entrevues Belfort [fr]Audience AwardWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Achtung Berlin [de]Preis der ökumenischen JuryWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Neisse Film Festival [de/pl/cz]Best Feature filmWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Neisse Film Festival [de/pl/cz]Best set designWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Max Ophüls Preis [de]Prize of the ecumenical juryWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Festival, der neue Heimatfilm [de]Best feature film City of FreistadtWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2020Achtung Berlin [de]Beste RegieWinner
Süheyla Schwenk2021Sehsüchte - Int. Student Film Festival [de]Bester Spielfilm langWinner
Süheyla Schwenk Produktion [de]2021ECU The European Independent Film Festival [fr]Best European Dramatic FeatureWinner

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2021GermanySehsüchte - Int. Student Film Festivals
2020AustriaNeue Heimatfilm
2020GermanyFilmfestival Max Ophüls PreisWettbewerb Spielfilm
2020AustriaFestival der neue Heimatfilm
2020GermanyNeisse Film Festival
2020ItalyTaormina Film Fest
2020South KoreaPyeongchang International Peace Film Festival
2020GermanyAchtung Berlin Film Festival
2019FranceFestival International du Film Entrevues