The Origin of Violence

  • Der Ursprung der Gewalt (Working title)
All titles (3)
Feature Film | 2014-2016 | Drama | France, Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting28/10/2014
End of shooting28/11/2014

Project data

Film financing
Length of movie116 min
Aspect ratioWidescreen USA (1 : 1,85)
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

Brief synopsis

During a school trip to Germany, Nathan Fabre, a young teacher, discovers a photograph of a prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp who closely resembles his father. He decides to then carry out research which will turn his life upside down.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Stanley WeberNathan Wagner (2014) [L]
César ChouraquiNathan Wagner (1937) / Adrien Fabre (1962) [L]
Richard BerryAdrien Fabre (2014) [L]
Michel BouquetMarcel Fabre (2014) [GS]
Miriam SteinGabi (2014) [SR]
Catherine SamieClémentine Fabre (2014) [SR]
Romaine CochetVirginie (1937) [SR]
Christine CittiMarguerite Fabre (1937) [SR]
Didier BezaceFabre Father [SR]
Jean SorelCharles Wagner (2014) [SR]
Joseph JoffoKolb (2014) [SR]
David KammenosKolb (1941) [SR]
Martin PeillonCharles Wagner (1937) [SR]
Gabriel WasherMarcel Fabre (1937) [SR]
Jeanne CremerClémentine Fabre (1937) [SR]
Lars EidingerDr. Erich Wagner [SR]
Nikola Kastner
Ilse Koch [SR]
Matthias GallKarl Koch [SR]
Nico EhrenteitKapo Müller [SR]
Alexander GamnitzerJan [SR]
Charles MorillonCousin Antoine [SR]
Hauke PetersenMilitiaman [SR]
Christopher ReinhardtMartin Sommer [SR]
Dieter SchaadVincent Mallet [SR]
Hildegard SchroedterSecretary [SR]
Vladislav GrakovskiyHeinrich Himmler
Tino RanacherDétenu

Crew

ActivityNameComment
1st ADGiovanni Nazzaro
3rd ADLuise Kehm
Director of photographyDominique Gentil
1st assistant cameraThomas Handtke
2nd assistant cameraLaurence Heintz
Casting directorOlivier Carbone
Casting directorKatharina KrischkerFischers Fritzis Casting
Casting directorJulia SchweizerCasting Germany
Extras/bit player castingLukas Rieckmann
Costume designerSandrine Mogue
Additional wardrobeFranziska Grau
DirectorÉlie Chouraqui
Script continuityJean-Baptiste FilleauScript/Continuity
EditorLorenzo Fanfani
Assistant editorPeter Arvid Balke
GafferMichael WagnerDoP D. Gentil
Best boyChristian Wunderlich
Lighting technician / electricianOliver Joest
Additional electricianLeon Barnikol
Additional make up artistDoreen KindlerHistorisch 1938/39
Additional make up artistJudith Kröher Falch1938/39
Key makeup artist/hair stylistGrit Hildenbrand
Key makeup artist/hair stylistValentina Schwez
ComposerRomain Poncet
ComposerCyril Étienne des Rosaies
ProducerÉlie Chouraqui
ProducerAlfred Hürmer
ProducerCaspar Heider
Postproduction producerMarko Krinke
Postproduction producerTorsten GiewatInhouse Producer ARRI Media
Production designerAlbrecht Konrad
Set decoratorMo JordanStoffdekoration u.a ~1938-2014
Set decoratorMichael Fechner
Standby propsDavid ThummererHistorisch 40iger Jahre
Standby propsKarin Weber10 days
Set dresserFelicitas Teschler
Picture car coordinatorLutz AlgermisselKomplette Fahrzeugbeschaffung
Location scoutStefan HübertWeimar
Location scoutFrank LeichauerSachsen, Thüringen
Location scoutMartin PelzlMDM
Set builderMatthias Tyralla
Lead painterSebastian Helbig
Property driverChristian Heilmann
Production managerTommy Kroepels
Production managerWolfgang Bajorat
Production managerMarcel Lenz
Production managerOlivier Rhode
Production coordinatorPaul Melzow
Assistant production managerInes Frommholz
Unit managerIngo Schlösserab Oktober 2014
Unit managerNina Hilzinger
Location managerStefan HübertWeimar
Set manager/ floor managerStefan Wolf
Assistant set/floor managerSarah Krug
Set runnerAlexander Graeff3 DT
Production driverMarcus Kaupert
Production driverYvonne ArndtCast & Crew
Personal driverSteffen KnabeFilmmaterial und Cast
PA internRebecca Stöhr
ScreenwriterÉlie Chouraqui
Co-writerFabrice Humbert
Literary sourceFabrice Humbert
Production sound mixerHarald Maury

Production companies

CompanyComment
Integral Film GmbH [de]
L’Origine Productions [fr]

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Paradis Films [fr]France (theatrical)

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
CastingFischers Fritzis GbR [de]Casting Deutschland
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur filmissimo Inh. Antje MewsKomparsen und Kleindarsteller
Finance/Law/InsuranceMecon Media Concept Ltd. [de]Gagenabrechnung (Komparsen)
Production Servicesfilmissimo CateringVollcatering
Production ServicesMaGaMo GmbH [de]Generator,Garderobenmobil
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationSixt GmbH & Co. Autovermietung KGAP: Marc Groß
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationUpper Level Travel GmbH
CostumesMaGaMo GmbH [de]Garderobenmobil
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Sandone Mogue
Vehicles and aircraftsChromschnittchen GbR [de]All Vehicles

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2016USAPhiladelphia Jewish Film Festival
2016PolandWarsaw Jewish Film Festival

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 25/05/2016