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The Accidental Rebel

  • Der Rebel (Working title)
All titles (3)
Feature Film | 2018-2019 | Drama | Germany

Brief synopsis

Karim, a student from Syria, lives peacefully in Hamburg with Lilly, his pregnant girlfriend. One day, he hears that his brother is imprisoned in the infamous jail in Aleppo. He leaves for Syria to fnd his brother.

(Busan Film Festival)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Mehdi MeskarKarim [L]
Emily CoxLilly [L]
Jonas NayMax [L]
Husam Chadatn.a. [SR]
Amira Ghazallan.a. [SR]
Marwan MoussaAhmad [SR]
Neil Malik AbdullahZahnarzt Ali [SR]
Mohamed AchourHassan Dawud [SR]
Youssef MaghrebiYussuf [SR]
Helena Pieskekleines Mädchen [SR]
Astrid Rashedsyrische Mutter [SR]
Sascha WeingartenJonas Merseburg [SR]
Aziz DyabOmar Habib [BP]
Thomas NiehausOlaf [BP]
Prashant ChauhanKarim's freund
Erhan SavasFSA Offizier

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantAntje Paul
3d artistNoah HähnelBaby Dummy Enhancements and Additional VFX
ColoristLuisa HermannsCine Chromatix
Director of photographySören Schulz
2nd unit dopConrad LobstAntalya
Camera operatorConrad LobstA-Cam
Steadicam operatorThorsten Alt1 DT
1st assistant cameraTobias Sebastian KownatzkiA-Kamera
1st assistant cameraThomas TrögerA-Kamera ab 16.04.18
1st assistant cameraChristopher LinkB-Kamera 1 DT
2nd assistant cameraLisa Wunderlich2nd Unit
2nd assistant cameraCornelius Blumentritt
Data wrangler / digital loaderArseny Preobrazhensky
Video assist/playback operatorNoah Hähnel
Still photographerKathleen Zellmann
Casting directorDeborah Congia
Costume designerKatrin Aschendorf
Assistant costume designerYvonne Lehmann
WardrobeLara Zirfaß
WardrobeOlga Delgado-Lopez
DirectorRanda Chahoud
1st AD (local system)Jan Filkorn1st A.D.
2nd AD crowd (local system)Hagen Rohling
Script supervisorSarah SchneidermannDrehbuch engl./arabisch
EditorAdrienne Hudson
Key/dolly gripMario Matic
Grip assistantChristopher Saß
Crane operatorMathias Graf-Riemannaddtl. crew / gf16 crane
GafferDaniel Kuhn
Additional electricianOliver JoestMöckern
Makeup artist / hair stylistTanja Holznagel
Key makeup artist/hair stylistChristina Birnbaum
ComposerMartin Rott
ComposerEike Groenewold
ProducerJohannes Jancke
ProducerClementina Hegewisch
Production designerJuliane Friedrich
Set decoratorSabine Kasch
Prop masterVerena Schröderab 11.04.
Prop masterMaik Gießler
Standby propsDaniel Nowak
Set dresserFranziska Sauer
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerVerena Schröder
Location scoutMartin Pelzl
Location scoutRobert SeemannHamburg
Location scoutStefan Noebel-HeiseLausitz
Set builderDietrich Kirst
Graphic artistSabine Zimmermann-Niebuhr
Property driverNima NadafRequisitenfa. HH/Altengrabow/Kamsdorf
Property driverHolger SobieskiSET DEC + DRESSEN MDM
Unit production managerStefanie Nowak
Post production supervisorSimon Sturzeneggerfür Cine Chromatix
Production coordinatorAstrid Schütz
Assistant production managerLilly Hartmann
Unit managerRicarda Kniesz
Location managerLes TarMitteldeutschland
Location managerMihael 'Miki' MatijasevicHamburg und Umgebung + Mitteldeutschland
Set manager/ floor managerSue Petzold
Assistant set/floor managerFabian Berg13.03.2018 - 26.03.2018
Assistant set/floor managerJan Onkenab 26.03.
Set runnerNele Wesselow
Set runnerJaron Kühmstedt
Production driverLes Tar
Production driverErik Morck
ScreenwriterRanda Chahoud
Production sound mixerClaudia Mattai del Moro
Boom operatorSebastian Löffler2nd Boom für 1DT
Boom operatorMartin Gerigk
Sound designerTina Laschke
Supervising dialog & ADR editorJürgen Schulz [1]
Special effects supervisorBjörn Friesefür bffx
Special effects technicianFlorian Lang
Special effects technicianMoritz Kosanke
Special effects technicianDavid Nellen
ArmorerJens Dunkel
Puppets makerUlrich RitterVermietung von Babydummys
Stunt coordinatorThomas BloemStunt Unit
Stunt coordinatorGerfried Reinitzhuber
Stuntman/womanSteffen JungStunt Player
Stuntman/womanCiya TaycimenSoldat

Production companies

CompanyComment
Lightburst Pictures [de]
Neue Impuls Film GmbH [de]

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Farbfilm Verleih GmbH [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Finance/Law/InsurancePauls BüroKomparsenabrechnung
Production ServicesArt Taste Filmcatering e.KVollcatering
CostumesCouleur & Co. / Constanze Schuster
CostumesFakner Film ServiceBeratung,Kostüm,Ausstattung,Set
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostümequipment
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: K. Aschendorf
DecorationK&S-BauBaubühne
Propsaugenfischer MEDIENDESIGN | Sabine Zimmermann-NiebuhrGrafische Arbeiten
PropsFilm Ambulanz HamburgMedizin. Austattung
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHAlle Bereiche HH
Special Effectsbffx | Björn Friese Spezialeffekte & PyrotechnikSFX, Waffen
Vehicles and aircraftssani for setMed.Fachpersonal
Film Processing/TransfersCine Chromatix KGImage & sound post

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Randa Chahoud2020Max Ophüls Preis [de]Preis der Jugendjury - SpielfilmWinner
Mehdi Meskar2020Max Ophüls Prize [de]Best Young ActorWinner

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020Germany41. Filmfestival Max Ophüls PreisWettbewerb Spielfilm
2019South KoreaBusan International Film FestivalFlash Forward

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
PremiereMonday, 07/10/2019Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) [kr]