To Life!

  • Auf das Leben! (aka. Ruth) (Working title)
All titles (3)
Feature Film | 2013-2014 | Tragicomedy | Germany

Trailers/Videos

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Hannelore ElsnerRuth [L]
Max RiemeltJonas/Victor [L]
Sharon BraunerRuth (jung) [SR]
Andreas SchmidtProfessor Werner [SR]
Aylin TezelEmily [SR]
Catherine FlemmingLydia [SR]
Markus Maria ProfitlichHermann [SR]
Mathieu CarrièreFrisch [SR]
Nikola KastnerEva [SR]
Julius DombrinkPfleger Sebastian [SR]
Hüseyin EkiciPassant [SR]
Niklas KohrtPatient Drummer [SR]
Georg MarinHorst [SR]
Martin NeuhausDahlmann [SR]
Michael StarklPolizist [SR]
Serkan CetinkayaAlim [BP]
Frank JacobsenPolizist [BP]
Claudia RaquetJüdin [BP]
Nina TirpitzNachtschwester [BP]
Nicole A. ZalewskaDie Rothaarige [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantBernd Hein
Compositing supervisorMax Marvin KuperCine Chromatix
ColoristTobias WiedmerCine Chromatix
Director of photographyPeter Joachim Krause
Steadicam operatorMartin Lippert+ 2.Kamera/ 2nd Unit Kamera
1st assistant cameraDaniel GrendelSteadycam Focus
1st assistant cameraMax ZaherAlexa
1st assistant cameraJohn BauerB Kamera / 2nd Unit
1st assistant cameraTobias Rost2DT B-Kamera/2.Unit
2nd assistant cameraLaura Nathalie Naschlenas
DIT digital imaging technicianSimon SturzeneggerARRI Alexa Studio (CC & Dailies)
Still photographerJulia Terjung
Casting directorBo Rosenmüller
Extras/bit player castingJohanna Komander
Costume designerMirjam MuschelRückblenden 70er Jahre
Assistant costume designerKatja Dotzauer
WardrobeMaxi Munzert1970er Zusatzgarderobiere
WardrobeAnselmo Antonello di Meo
Additional wardrobeRachel Vogelheim
Additional wardrobeAnne Pohl
Additional wardrobeIris Weber-Auvray
Additional wardrobeKirstin Luhmer
Costume design traineeVeronica Santos Ruiz
DirectorUwe Janson
1st AD (local system)Candy Maldonado Agustin
2nd AD crowd (local system)Ireen Kanow
2nd AD crowd (local system)Anne StoyeNRW
Script continuityMarco Gadge
Extras coordinatorSven KämmererZusatz
EditorBoris GromatzkiVorauswahl Deutscher Filmpreis
EditorAnna NekardaCo-Editor
Assistant editorSatomi Kawaguchi
Key gripMichael Geyer
GripFelix Sablotny2. Kamerabühne
GafferChristoph Nickel
Dimmer board operatorAnton Meister
Lighting technician / electricianBenjamin TayeNRW Teil
Additional electricianSascha GörlichRigging
Additional electricianArian Uting
Lighting assistantJacob PertzZusatz 2DT
Lighting assistantBenedict Aufzug
Makeup artist / hair stylistAnja Daum
Makeup artist / hair stylistAndrea Allroggen70ziger Jahre
Additional make up artistNadine Seidel70iger Jahre
ComposerMartin Stock
ProducerDr. Alice Brauner
Co-producerMichael Zechbauer
Assistant to producerBettina Westhausenund Postproduktionsassistenz
Production designerClaus Rudolf Amler
Assistant production designerKatrin Kolbe
Set decoratorAndrea WeitzNRW
Construction coordinatorRemo Stecher
Prop masterBjörn Holzhausen
Standby propsLily Kiera
Assistant stand by propsElisabeth Kozerski
Picture car wranglerOlaf Kronenthal(2. unit 1 day)
Location scoutMarkus ZimmerTeil NRW
Location scoutRaidar Huber
Location scoutAbi RoosNRW Zusatz
Location scoutUdo Wüllenweber
Set builderRalf Jagnow
Set builderUdo Seitner
Set builderRemo Stecher
Property driverRobert BraunNRW KÖLN
Property driverTim Lemke
Production managerAndreas Born
Production coordinatorVolker Kellnerfinancing, subsidies, final report
Assistant production managerHenrike Feltner
Unit managerOlaf Schwarck
Location managerTobias Lehmann
Set manager/ floor managerKai Siggelkow
Assistant set/floor managerChristoph CordesNRW
Set runnerDavid KochFür Berlin
Set runnerPeer BresserNRW
Set runnerRafael MaierNRW
Set runnerJan Wagner [2]
Production driverAndreas Hauck
Production driverSteffen Sommer [1]
ScreenwriterThorsten Wettcke
Re-writerVolker Kellneralso financing, subsidies, final report
IdeaDr. Alice Brauner
IdeaArt Bernd
Literary sourceStephen Glantz
Production sound mixerChristian Wegner
Boom operatorJohannes Blasche
Sound re-recording mixerDominik Rätz
Foley artistPeter Deininger
Stunt coordinatorRainer Werner
Stuntman/womanFlorian HotzStunt Actor
Commissioning editorCaroline von Senden

Production companies

CompanyComment
CCC Filmkunst GmbH
ZDF - Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen [de]Koproduzent
Arte [de/fr]in Zusammenarbeit mit
MZ-Film [de]in Zusammenarbeit mit

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Extras/Bit PlayerA CastingNRW
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter | Johanna Ragwitz
Finance/Law/InsuranceMecon Media Concept Ltd. [de]Gagenabrechnung (Komparsen)
Production ConsultingastRein FußmattenFußmattenservice
Production ServicesAnnette & Lena Seggert Filmcateringservice GbRBerlin und Köln
Production ServicesBlocSecBewachung/Umsetzung
Production ServicesDie Helden der Großstadtcatering für berlin
Production ServiceshiasberlinMaskenmobil
Production ServicesJOLA-RentCast Aufenthalte und
Production ServicesMobilespaceProduktionsfahrzeuge
Production ServicesNeels Mobil GmbHWohnmobile
Production ServicesRichter Recycling GmbHFilmset Entsorgung
CostumesCOMME des COSTUMESKB: Mirjam Muschel
CostumesKostümverleih Johann VoglKB: Mirjam Muschel
CostumesWas ihr wolltals COMME des COSTUMES
DecorationStoffwerke Marion HerdleTextile Dekorationen
DecorationVorfilm
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHalle Bereiche
PropsGRAFIKWERKComputeranimation Videokonferenz
EquipmentChristian Wegner
Film Processing/TransfersCine Chromatix KGColor Grading
Image/EditingCine Impuls Film und Video GmbH & Co. KG
Sound (Postproduction)Tonbüro GmbH
TitlesCine Chromatix KGTiteldesign

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Uwe Janson2014Int. Hofer FilmtageSpielfilmNominated
Uwe Janson2015Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival [us]Honorable Mention Audience Award For Best DramaWinner
Uwe Janson2016San Diego Jewish Film Festival [us]Bester FilmWinner

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingGermanyZDF [de]Friday, 05/08/2016

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 27/11/2014