Feature Film | 2019-2020 | Drama, film based on literary source | Austria, Germany
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Brief synopsis

Ein von den Nationalsozialisten inhaftierter Anwalt rettet sich in die Welt des Schachs, um der psychischen Folter der Gestapo standzuhalten. Literaturverfilmung nach der Novelle von Stefan Zweig.
Quelle: FFF Bayern

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Oliver MasucciDr. Josef Bartok [L]
Birgit MinichmayrAnna Bartok [L]
Albrecht SchuchFranz-Josef Böhm [L]
Moritz von TreuenfelsSchutzmann Erich [L]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantOlaf Schmidt
Director of photographyThomas W. Kiennast
Camera operatorRobert Stopfer
1st assistant cameraMarcos Pieta Jorge
2nd assistant cameraGernot Grondinger
2nd assistant cameraLisa Reis
DIT digital imaging technicianChristian Saure
Video playback operatorLena Watzek
Still photographerJulia Terjung
Camera traineePepe Cikan
Costume designerTanja Hausner
Costume supervisorInge Stolterfoth
Assistant costume designerMargit Salzinger
Assistant costume designerKatharina Forcher
WardrobeLena Fuchs
WardrobeInes Koller
WardrobeSabrina Bleier
WardrobeMagdalena Fuchs
Wardrobe helpBarbara Goss
DirectorPhilipp Stölzl
1st AD (local system)Gregor Stitzl
2nd AD crowd (local system)Johannes RheinGermany
2nd AD crowd (local system)Annika BirgelWien
3rd AD crowd (local system)Julia Schmachtel
Script supervisorSilke Engelhardt
EditorSven Budelmann
Key/dolly gripKarlo Barber
Grip assistantKonstantin Kranfuss
GafferBenjamin Klein
Best boyLukas Kern
ElectricianArnold Graggaber
ElectricianFlorian Eidenhammer
ElectricianTobias Jager
ElectricianFlorian ErbenZusatz 5 DT
Additional electricianOskar Ott
Balloon light operatorWolfgang Krautter
Lighting assistantMartina Poyer
Makeup artist / hair stylistReinhard Kirnich
Makeup artist / hair stylistMartha Ruess
Makeup artist / hair stylistMichaela Payer
Makeup artist / hair stylistAnne Weinberger
Makeup artist / hair stylistAurora Hummer
Makeup artist / hair stylistSusanne Weichesmiller
Additional make up artistRegina BreitfellnerCrowd (Austria)
Key makeup artist/hair stylistDaniela SkalaMakeup Hair Designer
ProducerPhilipp Worm
ProducerTobias Walker
Co-producerDanny Krausz
Production designerMatthias Müsse
Art directorFlorian Reichmann
Art directorRalf Schreck
Set decoratorBirgit Esser
Set decoratorPetra Klimek
Assistant set decoratorAntoinette Höring
Prop masterKirsten Lieboldt-Longolius
Standby propsTill Sennhenn
Set dresserStefan HenkesBerlin
Art department coordinatorKatharina Kluge
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerAaron Crookes
Assistent stand by propmanJudith Kerndl
Picture car coordinatorPeter Ecker
Location scoutChristian MeineckeBerlin/Bayern
Graphic artistBarbara Dezasse
Property driverMarco MüllerZusatz Transporte Österreich
Property driverMichael Stopfer
Property driverBa Long Nguyen
Property driverThomas BartschZusatz 1 Tag
Line producerJakob NeuhäusserEntire
Unit production managerOle NicolaisenGermany
Unit production managerStephanie Wagner [1]Austria
Production coordinatorAnna Brückner
Production coordinatorKirsten TischAustria
Assistant production managerKristina WiedenmannDeutschland
Assistant production managerThomas Schuler
Unit managerLaura Einmahl
Unit managerDaniela MatschnigÖsterreich
Assistant location managerDominik LehenauerAustria
Assistant location managerMartin Eikenbusch
Set manager/ floor managerElliot EckmannHistorisch 1938 Wien/Berlin/München
Production assistantAnika Drodtloff
Assistant set/floor managerNorbert Galgoczi
Set runnerSimon Jung [1]
Set runnerHarald Suppan
Production driverManfred Nowak
Personal driverMichèl Kaffka
PA internLara Chommakh
ScreenwriterEldar Grigorian
Literary sourceStefan Zweig
Production sound mixerGunnar Voigt
Boom operatorSebastian Riegel

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Studiocanal GmbH (formerly Kinowelt GmbH) [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter | Johanna RagwitzBerlin
Lighting and UtilitiesCINEGATE GmbH
Lighting and UtilitiesZasa Lights GmbH | balloonlight systemsLED Cloud,HMI Balloon
Production ServicesThe Cooking Brothers Gödecke OHGDeutschlandteil
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationAP MovieRequisitentransporte Österreich
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Tanja Hausner
PropsDelikatessen Requisiten Fundus Berlin oHGFurniture, Lamps, Art, Textile, Luggage, Decoration
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHAlle Bereiche Muc
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHAlle Bereiche Köln
PropsPeinelt-MotorsWaffen und Zubehör, Wien u. Bayern