System Crasher

    All titles (3)
    Feature Film | 2017-2018 | Drama | Germany

    Brief synopsis

    What would your childhood have been like if the only constant thing was change? „System Crasher“ takes us on the wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Helena ZengelBenni [L]
    Gabriela Maria SchmeideFrau Bafané [L]
    Lisa HagmeisterBianca Klaaß [L]
    Albrecht SchuchMicha Heller [L]
    Tedros Teclebrhan
    Erzieher Robert [SR]
    Victoria TrauttmansdorffSilvia [SR]
    Axel WernerBauer Bockelmann [SR]
    Maryam ZareeElli Heller [SR]
    Julia BeckerKrankenschwester Tini [SR]
    Matthias BrennerErzieher Wolfgang [SR]
    Stella BrücknerJanina [SR]
    Till ButterbachKrankenpfleger Peter [SR]
    Gisa FlakeLehrerin [SR]
    Ida GoetzeAlicia Klaaß [SR]
    Jannes KupschMarco [SR]
    Cederic MardonJustin [SR]
    Jana Julia RothSaskia [SR]
    Peter SchneiderErzieher Fabio [SR]
    Asad Schwarz
    Erzieher Marc [SR]
    Amelle Schwerk
    Erzieherin Mona [SR]
    Melanie StraubDr. Schönemann [SR]
    Bruno ThielLeo Klaaß [SR]
    Moritz ThielMoritz [SR]
    Gennaro TramaJunge mit Cap [SR]
    Louis von KlipsteinPraktikant Dennis [SR]
    Fine BelgerErzieherin Kati [BP]
    Roland BonjourJens [BP]
    Imke BüchelAutofahrerin Frau Herzog [BP]
    Matilda FlorczykMitschülerin Natascha [BP]
    Helena GutschaMitschülerin Anna [BP]
    Samantha HansesSicherheitsbeamtin Spinosa [BP]
    Sachiko HaraVerkäuferin [BP]
    Hadi KhanjanpourFlughafenmitarbeiter [BP]
    Noah LakmesJunge mit Steuerung [BP]
    Barbara PhilippHeimleiterin Redekamp [BP]
    Miguel RibeiroSchlittschuhläufer [BP]
    Bärbel SchwarzImbissverkäuferin [BP]
    Marie von der GroebenMitschülerin Anna [BP]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Vfx supervisorHolger Hummel
    Dailies coloristMatthias Albrecht
    Director of photographyYunus Roy Imer
    1st assistant cameraTristan Hurlbrink3DT Vertretung - ARRI Amira
    1st assistant cameraTorben MaedeArri Amira
    2nd assistant cameraJakob Fahr65 DT bis März 2018
    2nd assistant cameraMartin Bode1 DT
    2nd assistant cameraMartin Bode
    Data wrangler / digital loaderPatrick Locher
    Data wrangler / digital loaderJohannes Cassebaum1 DT
    Still photographerPhilip Leutert
    Casting directorJuliane Voigtländer
    Casting directorDoris Borkmann
    Casting directorLisa Stutzky
    Casting director (children)Jacqueline Rietz
    Casting director (children)Salka Poeschel García-Courtoy
    Costume designerUlé Barcelos
    Assistant costume designerAngela Queins
    DirectorNora Fingscheidt
    1st AD (local system)Malte Grosche1 DT Vertretung
    1st AD (local system)Tina RexiliusBlock 1
    1st AD (local system)Shirin Hartmann
    1st AD (local system)Steve Bache
    2nd AD crowd (local system)Salka Poeschel García-Courtoy
    2nd AD crowd (local system)Lukas Rieckmann1 DT
    EditorStephan Bechinger
    EditorJulia Kovalenko
    Additional editorLinda Bosch
    Online editorMatthias Albrecht
    Assistant editorMatthias Albrecht
    Key/dolly gripMicha Lewandowski
    Key/dolly gripJulius Kniffki3 DT
    GafferTobias Bechtloff
    GafferFabian Beyer
    GafferMarvin Hesse
    GafferChristopher Sälzer48 DT
    Lighting technician / electricianLasse Kudlek38 DT
    Lighting technician / electricianRuben Christiansen
    Lighting technician / electricianGeorg Runge
    Makeup artist / hair stylistKitty Kratschke
    Additional make up artistAnna Pokrywiec
    ComposerJohn Gürtler
    ProducerJonas Weydemann
    ProducerJakob D. Weydemann
    ProducerPeter Hartwig
    Co-producerFrauke Kolbmüller
    Production designerMarie-Luise Balzer
    Assistant production designerSamantha Hanses
    Standby propsMarie-Charlotte Elbers
    Location scoutKarin VerbeekDatenbankvermittlungen
    Set builderWolfgang SommerBauleiter
    Set builderOlf Kreisel
    Set builderFrederic Schertenleib
    Set builderKároly Pákozdy
    Property driverLukas Stahl
    Property driverEike Kiesel
    Production managerJana Lotze
    Assistant production managerChantal Noemi Scheiner
    Unit managerJana Lotze
    Location managerElenya Bannert
    Set manager/ floor managerStella Flicker
    Assistant set/floor managerSelina Wepf
    PA internMagdalena Schippmann
    ScreenwriterNora Fingscheidt
    Production sound mixerJonathan Schorr
    Production sound mixerCorinna Zink
    Boom operatorMax Kober
    Boom operatorStefan Bück2 DT
    Boom operatorMartin Gerigk
    Sound re-recording mixerGregor Bonse
    Sound designerOscar Stiebitz
    Sound designerDominik Leube
    Foley recordistMarc Fragstein
    Foley artistLuis Schöffend
    Stunt coordinatorMartin Goeres
    Stuntman/womanHelga Wretmann
    Commissioning editorBurkhard Althoff

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Beta Cinema GmbHInternational Sales
    Port au Prince Pictures GmbH [de]

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    StuntsMG ActionFull Action Service - Stunt, SFX, Waffen
    Advertising/PresentationsOriginal Versionz GbR - Agentur für Trailer & Filmpromotion
    Finance/Law/InsuranceDFG - Deutsche FilmversicherungsGemeinschaftFilmversicherung
    Finance/Law/InsuranceLaKom Lohnabrechnung Komparsenservice
    Production ServicesAnnette & Lena Seggert Filmcateringservice GbR
    Production ServicesUnitbase GmbH [de]Set-Sprinter
    CostumesFilmcops e.K.Polizeiuniformen
    CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostümequipment
    Locations and StudiosMotivBuero, Karin VerbeekLoc_Vermittlung HH
    PropsFilm Ambulanz HamburgMedizin. Ausstattung
    Special EffectsMG Action
    Vehicles and aircraftssani for setMed. Personal
    EquipmentZeigermann_Audio GmbH
    Film Processing/TransfersRotor Film
    Sound (Postproduction)Rotor Film

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Nora Fingscheidt2016Emder DrehbuchpreisDrehbuchWinner
    Nora Fingscheidt2017Thomas Strittmatter PreisDrehbuchWinner
    Peter Hartwig2019European Film AwardBester FilmNominated
    Jakob D. Weydemann2019European Film AwardBest FilmNominated
    Kitty Kratschke2019Kinofest LünenPreis für Frauen in der FilmbrancheWinner
    Nora Fingscheidt2019Sao Paulo International Film Festival [br]Jury Award: Best Fiction FilmWinner
    Nora Fingscheidt2019Heartland Int. Film Festival [us]Best Premiere Narrative Feature AwardWinner
    Nora Fingscheidt2019European Film AwardBester FilmNominated
    Nora Fingscheidt2019Fernsehfilmfestival Baden-Baden [de]MFG-StarWinner
    Nora Fingscheidt2019Romy [at]Beste Regie KinofilmWinner

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2020USAPalm Springs International Film FestivalAwards Buzz: Best International Feature Film nominiert
    2019GermanyFilmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
    2019Germany69. Internationale Filmfestspiele BerlinSilberner Bär
    2019GermanyFestival des Deutschen Films LudwigshafenReihe: Eigenwillig erzählt
    2019USAHeartland International Film Festival
    2019SwitzerlandZurich Film Festival
    2019AustriaCrossing EuropeEröffnungsfilm
    2019PortugalFEST – New Directors | New Films Festival
    2019TaiwanTaipei Film Festival
    2019RomaniaTransilvania Int. Film Festival

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    Theatre releaseFranceMonday, 22/06/2020
    Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 19/09/2019
    PremiereFriday, 08/02/2019Berlinale