Limited series | Episodes 1-4 | 2019-2020 | Netflix | Drama, Film based on literary source | Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting20/05/2019
End of shooting05/08/2019
LocationsBerlin und New York

Project data

Episodes from/to1-4

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

A young ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman in New York flees her arranged marriage and religious community to start a new life in Berlin. Unorthodox explores female emancipation, identity and sexuality through the prism of a unique young woman’s experience.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Shira HaasEsther 'Esty' Shapiro [SS]Magdalena Höfner
Jeff WilbuschMoische Lefkovitch [SS]
Amit RahavYakov Shapiro [SS]
Alex ReidLeah Mandelbaum Schwarz [SSR]Janin Stenzel
Ronit AsheriMalka Schwarz [SSR]
Delia Mayer
Miriam Shapiro [SSR]
Aaron AltarasRobert [SSR]
Aziz DyabSalim [SSR]
Lorenz KriegerClemens [SSR]
Safinaz SattarDasia [SSR]
Langston Uibel
Axmed [SSR]
Michal BirnbaumKallah teacher [GS]
Dennenesch Zoudé
Sosena [GS]
Lena KalischBlima [SR]
Lenn KudrjawizkiIgor Idov [SR]
Felix MayrMike [SR]
Isabel SchosnigNina [SR]
Hildegard SchroedterAcademy Secretary [SR]
Michel Diercks
Hotel Clerk [SR]
Patrick EhlichSchwuler Discobesucher [BP]
David GorelikBrother from Yakov Shapiro [BP]
Irina PlatonCleaning Lady [BP]
Harald SieblerMale Professor [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantSabine ChrapiaAbwicklung, Reporting
Production accountantMelanie Heise
Production accountantChristos PapaioannouReporting, extainia
Assistant production accountantMargot Hahn
Assistant production accountantUlrike Winkler
Director of photographyWolfgang Thaler
Additional photographyJana Pape
Steadicam operatorThorsten Alt4 DT
Steadicam operatorHarald Mellwig1 day
Rear projection plates operatorThomas MatysiakProjektmanager
Rear projection plates operatorJannik KlingelPlate Operator
Rear projection plates operatorFelix MaulPlate Operator
Video assist/playback operatorLuis Guillermo Cortes QuinteroB-Kamera Assistent
Video assist/playback operatorSarah May Handler
Camera traineeLuca Brandis
Casting directorEsther Kling
Casting directorVicki ThomsonLocation Casting
Casting directorMaria RölckeCasting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Casting directorCornelia MarethCasting Deutschland/Österreich/Schweiz
Casting assistantNele YannicaCasting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Costume designerJustine Seymour
Costume supervisorBarbara SchrammVorbereitung Berlin
Assistant costume designerSimone KreskaAssistenz und Supervisor
Costume buyerStephanie TrautZusatzgarderobiere Main Cast einzelne Drehtage
WardrobeFranziska Kargkey wardrobe extras
WardrobeGrace Quin
WardrobeRita Csulik
Additional wardrobeAnnie Ritz-Glenn
Costume interpreterPetra E. Beckercutter maincast
Costume interpreterMatthieu Niemeier
TailorAnja Dragan
Costume design traineeSuska Göldner
DirectorMaria Schrader
1st AD (local system)Klaus Pridnig
1st AD (local system)Matthias Meyer-HannoLast 8 days Berlin
2nd AD crowd (local system)Caspar Thiel& 2 weeks 1st AD (local system) (substitute)
Script supervisorConrad Schmidtsubstitute
Script continuityRosa Schein
Extras coordinatorPaul Kupetz2 DT
Extras coordinatorNils-Philipp von Westernhagen
Trainee director's departmentMagdalena Lyhelping hand AD
EditorHansjörg Weißbrich
EditorGesa Jäger
Avid operatorSandra BöhmeSchnittassistenz, Untertitelsatz
Assistant editorDaniela Schramm Moura
3rd assistant editorRaúl Zropf
VFX editorPaloma Schnitzer
Key gripMichael Behrends
Key gripFrank (Schmidti) SchmidtVertretung
Lighting assistantLouis Schmidt
Makeup artist / hair stylistKatja Schulze [1]
Makeup artist / hair stylistBarbara Zschetzsche
Additional make up artistLena Brendle
Additional make up artistElise Tillmann
Additional make up artistTopsy Liane Schreiber
Additional make up artistMichael Kaepernick
Additional make up artistAdriana Fiedler
Additional make up artistSusi Bär
Key makeup artist/hair stylistJens Bartram
ComposerAntonio Gambale
ProducerAnna Winger
ProducerHenning Kamm
Creative producerSabine Steyer-Violet
Business and legal affairsSilvia Lindner
Production designerSilke Fischer
Assistant production designerEsther Häring
Art directorMarie-Luise Balzer
Set decoratorManja HungerPD: Silke Fischer
Construction coordinatorRemo Stecher
Prop masterSusanne Steim
Prop masterNils Strnadonly Pre-Production-as agreed in advance
Standby propsKarin Weber
Set dresserLorena Cao Alvarez
Assistant stand by propsEmma Helmdach
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerPetra Peppie Biller
Location scoutIris Czak
Location scoutGuido Borgers
Set builderMichael Reinemann
Stand by set builderDietrich Kirst
Graphic artistMarc Boden-Bugascreendesign
Property driverTobias Drehkopf
Line producerIra Wysocki
Production managerPatrick Brandt
Production coordinatorSybille Rohde
Health and safety coordinatorGrit Belitz
Assistant production managerValentina Maria Schneck3.Produktionsassistenz ab 24.06.2019
Assistant production managerJosephine Weyreuther
Assistant production managerVerena Hohmann
2nd assistant production managerJenia Bayat Mokhtari
Unit managerHendrik Müller
Unit managerRene von Bodisco2nd AD, Callsheet, Shooting in Berlin, New York
Location managerSven Arnold [1]Berlin
Set manager/ floor managerDaniel Timm
Assistant unit managerChristian Tolle
Assistant set/floor managerMartin Stange
Assistant set/floor managerDavid Bollwerk
Set runnerNicola Waigand
Set runnerJulia Berewinkel
Set runnerRagnar Pich
Set runnerElias Kirsteinadditional
Production driverHarald Franke
ScreenwriterAlexa Karolinski
ScreenwriterAnna Winger
Literary sourceDeborah Feldman
Script consultantSabine Steyer-Violet
Production sound mixerPatrick Veigel
Production sound mixerManuel VogtZusatz
Boom operatorEtienne Haug
Second boom operatorRael Anderson
Play-back operatorCaspar Sachsse
Sound re-recording mixerLinus Nickl2 Episoden
Sound re-recording mixerAdrian BaumeisterEpisodes 1&2
Sound designerSebastian Morsch
Sound designerPaul Rischer
Supervising sound editorDaniel Iribarren
Child supervisorGabriele Ablasser

Production companies

CompanyComment
Studio Airlift [de]
Real Film Berlin GmbH

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesSkynamicALEXA Mini Drone
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter | Johanna Ragwitzab Juli 2019/ Berlin
Extras/Bit Playeragentur wanted
StuntsGPDS GERMAN PROTECT & DEFENSE SERVICE GmbHSet- Medic / Rettungsschwimmer
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbHKomparsenabrechnung
Production ServicesMonsieur Cinéma Filmcatering UG (formerly La Buvette)Vollcatering in Berlin
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationCMS - Car Motion Service GmbH
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHCostume supplies
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Justine Seymour
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbHKB: Justine Seymour
DecorationVorfilm
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHalle Bereiche
PropsGRAFIKWERKWEBSHOP Artikel
PropsHahn-GrafixGraphic Artist
Vehicles and aircraftsBerlin City CopsPolizei
Vehicles and aircraftsOCC Oldies & Classic Cars GmbHSpielfahrzeuge
Video/Computer PlaybackProduction Concept GmbH & Co. KGKFZ Plates
Score /MusicSupertapeMusic Supervisor

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Real Film Berlin GmbH2020Emmy Awards [us]Outstanding Limited SeriesNominated
Barbara Schramm2020Emmy Awards [us]Outstanding Contemporary CostumesNominated
Maria Schrader2020Deutscher Fernsehpreis [de]Bester MehrteilerNominated
Maria Schrader2020Emmy Awards [us]Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series,Winner
Jens Bartram2020Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]MaskenbildWinner
Paul Rischer2020Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]TongestaltungNominated
Adrian Baumeister2020Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]TongestaltungNominated
Silke Fischer2020Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]SzenenbildWinner
Silke Fischer2020Deutscher Fernsehpreis [de]Beste Ausstattung FiktionWinner
Simone Kreska2020Emmy Awards [us]Outstanding Contemporary CostumesNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020FranceSéries ManiaInternational Competition

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingGermanyNetflixThursday, 26/03/2020