The Mandarin Tree

    All titles (2)
    Short Film | 2017-2018 | Germany

    Main data

    DirectorCengiz Akaygün
    Written byCengiz Akaygün, Duc-Thi Bui (co-writer)
    ProductionLutzfilm

    Shooting data

    Start of shooting14/03/2017
    End of shooting17/03/2017
    Number of shooting days4

    Project data

    Film financing
    Length of movie18 Min.
    Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
    Picture material negativeARRI RAW
    Picture material positiveDCP

    Brief synopsis

    Endlich darf die kleine Sirin ihren Vater besuchen, der als politischer Gefangener in Untersuchungshaft sitzt. Doch im türkischen Gefängnis steht sie einem Gefängniswärter gegenüber, der ihr selbstgemaltes Bild eines Vogels als anarchistisches Symbol einstuft und es konfisziert.
    Quelle: ff-schlingel.de

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Billey DemirtasSeyid [L]
    Beren TunaBeren [L]
    Ecem TürkmenSirin [L]
    Yasar CetinWärter [SR]
    Ferhat Keskin
    Kontrolleur [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Title designerMartin M. Klöckener
    ColoristDirk Meier
    Director of photographyNils A. WittAlexa anamorphotisch
    1st assistant cameraMax Hafemann
    1st assistant cameraChristian Mono
    2nd assistant cameraMerlin Morzeck
    Still photographerTaimas Ahangari
    Costume designerMonika Lange
    WardrobeYade Süleyman
    DirectorCengiz Akaygün
    1st AD (local system)Duc-Thi Bui
    Script supervisorSchoman Djouma
    EditorAnnette Duwe
    Key/dolly gripAnh-Viet Nguyen
    Key/dolly gripKarsten Wickern
    GafferKonrad Zimmermann
    Lighting technician / electricianHannah Platzer
    Lighting technician / electricianChristian Schaub
    Lighting technician / electricianPatrick Zeller
    Lighting technician / electricianManuel Schildknecht
    Lighting technician / electricianTobias Kastleiner
    Makeup artist / hair stylistAnnika Gleitsmann
    Makeup artist / hair stylistIsabella-Sophie BeyerMaskenbildnerin
    ProducerPhilipp Lutz
    Production designerZahra Elmas
    Standby propsKatharina Witsch-Diestel
    Set manager/ floor managerTina-Yvonne Müller
    Assistant set/floor managerJulia Kaussow
    Set runnerLars Hansen
    ScreenwriterCengiz Akaygün
    Co-writerDuc-Thi Bui
    Production sound mixerRalph Striebinger
    Boom operatorKemal Kilicli
    Sound re-recording mixerHolger Buff
    Sound designerHolger Buff

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Lutzfilm

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
    GripARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
    Lighting and UtilitiesARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
    Film Processing/TransfersFarbkultPostproduktion

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Cengiz Akaygün2018Schlingel - Int. Filmfestival [de]Kurzfilmpreis Spielfilm NationalWinner
    Cengiz Akaygün2018Filmschau Baden-Württemberg [de]Winner
    Beren Tuna2019Be Epic! London Film Festival [uk]Best ActressWinner