Brief synopsis

Undine is a historian who works as a museum guide in Berlin. She knows all about the Humboldt Forum, and has the knack of choosing just the right blouse and suit. She is nonchalantly beautiful, and the way she imparts her knowledge about the city that was built on a swamp is as professional as it is graceful. And yet, time and again, her gaze wanders over to the courtyard café at the Stadtmuseum to see if he is there, or is still there, or if he’s there again. Him. But Johannes is leaving, leaving her, and Undine’s world is collapsing. The magic has gone...
(https://www.berlinale.de/en/archive-2020/programme/detail/202011035.html)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Paula BeerUndine [L]
Franz RogowskiChristoph [L]
Maryam ZareeMonika [L]
Jacob MatschenzJohannes [L]
Anne Ratte-PolleAnna [SR]
Rafael StachowiakJochen [SR]
Julia Franz RichterNora [SR]
Gloria Endres de OliveiraAntonia [SR]
José BarrosMiguel [SR]
Enno TrebsBarman [SR]
Carla BeckerFrau in Funktionskleidung [SR]
Bita SteinjanJunge Frau [BP]
Christoph ZrennerPförtner [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Title designerMicki Fröhlich
Director of photographyHans Fromm
Steadicam operatorThomas KordaNRW
Steadicam operatorMatthias BiberBerlin
1st assistant cameraFlorian TrautweinAlexa
2nd assistant cameraMatthias 'Matze' Börner
DIT digital imaging technicianBertrand GlossetLUT creation, onset look of scenes, QC, reports, mxf, dailies.
Still photographerChristian Schulz
Costume designerKatharina Ost
Assistant costume designerSenay Ay
WardrobeAlexandra StähleKB: Katharina Ost
WardrobeNicole Ebben
DirectorChristian Petzold
1st AD (local system)Ires Jung
2nd AD crowd (local system)Madita Selas2. RA
VFX editorPaloma Schnitzer
Key/dolly gripMarkus Schweiger+ Unterwasser
Grip assistantBeniamino Casagrande
GafferChristoph Dehmel
Lighting technician / electricianHendrik Römer
Lighting technician / electricianNorman Metz
Additional electricianFabian Rieke
Makeup artist / hair stylistFranziska Röder
Makeup artist / hair stylistScharka Cechova
Additional make up artistIna Charanza
ProducerMargaret Ménégoz
ProducerFlorian Koerner von Gustorf
ProducerMichael Weber
Production designerMerlin Ortner
Set decoratorTom Hecker
Art department assistantMaik LehmannPropmaster assistance
Art department assistantLotta Teufel
Assistant set decoratorEva Fischer (Frau Katze)
Prop masterNils Strnad
Standby propsStephanie Moldrings
Set dresserJoe Jörg SchreiterNRW
Set dresserRon BüttnerAdditional
Greens personBarbara Jägeraquatic vegetation
Graphic artistMarc Boden-Bugascreen design, mobil design
Line producerAnton Kaiser
Production managerDorissa Berninger
Post production supervisorTolke Palm
Production coordinatorAnna-Maria Thönelt
Travel coordinatorKordula Hildebrandt
Unit managerMatthias Ruppelt
Location managerLars Ansgar FörsterNRW
Location managerMoritz Großerhode
Set manager/ floor managerTina-Yvonne Müller
Production assistantJasmin Kira Hornung
Assistant set/floor managerJulia Kaussow
Set runnerBenjamin Karg
Production driverCarsten Stein
ScreenwriterChristian Petzold
Audio describerTania Eichler-Ojake
Production sound mixerAndreas Mücke Niesytka
Boom operatorMarco Krüger
Sound re-recording mixerMartin Steyer
Sound designerBettina Böhler
Sound designerBenjamin Hörbe
Sound designerDominik Schleier
Stunt coordinatorRainer Werner
Commissioning editorCaroline von Senden

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Piffl Medien GmbH [de]
Les Films du Losange [fr]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesFGV Schmidle GmbH
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur filmissimo Inh. Antje MewsKomparsen Berlin
Lighting and UtilitiesFGV Schmidle GmbH
Finance/Law/InsurancePauls BüroKomparsenabrechnung
Production ServicesDHS Filmservice GmbHDouble Lounge
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationUpper Level Travel GmbH
CostumesCOMME des COSTUMESKB: Katharina Ost
CostumesDHS Filmservice GmbHGarderobenmobil
CostumesFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHMuc
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: katharina Ost
DecorationKunst für FilmVerleih von rechtefreien Bildern
Makeup and HairDHS Filmservice GmbHMaskenmobil
PropsGRAFIKWERKWEBSHOP Artikel / Print
Special Effectsbffx | Björn Friese Spezialeffekte & PyrotechnikSFX
Subtitles / Audio descriptionAudioskriptAD + SDH

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Schramm Film, Koerner & Weber GbR [de]2020Fair Film Award [de]Fiction (feature film)Nominated
Christian Petzold2020European Film Awards [eu]European FilmNominated
Christian Petzold2020Berlin International Film Festival [de]WettbewerbNominated
Christian Petzold2020Int. Filmfestspiele Berlin (Berlinale) [de]FIPRESCI Jury - WettbewerbWinner
Bettina Böhler2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Beste TongestaltungNominated
Michael Weber2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Bester SpielfilmNominated
Martin Steyer2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Beste TongestaltungNominated
Florian Koerner von Gustorf2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Bester SpielfilmNominated
Margaret Ménégoz2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Bester SpielfilmNominated
Benjamin Hörbe2020Deutscher Filmpreis [de]Beste TongestaltungNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020GermanyFestival des Deutschen Films

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Thursday, 08/04/2021, 8.50 PMCanal+ Cinéma

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 23/09/2020
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 02/07/2020
PremiereSunday, 23/02/2020Berlinale