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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
Filming regionsGermany - Berlin, USA

Project data

Episodes from/to1-4

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]
Dennenesch ZoudéSosena [GS]
Michal BirnbaumKallah teacher [GS]
Alex ReidLeah Mandelbaum Schwarz [SSR]Janin Stenzel
Ronit AsheriMalka Schwarz [SSR]
Delia MayerMiriam Shapiro [SSR]
Aaron AltarasRobert [SSR]
Aziz DyabSalim [SSR]
Lorenz KriegerClemens [SSR]
Langston UibelAxmed [SSR]
Safinaz SattarDasia [SSR]
Harvey FriedmanSymcha Shapiro [SSR]
Hildegard SchroedterAcademy Secretary [SR]
Lena KalischBlima [SR]
Lenn KudrjawizkiIgor Idov [SR]
Felix MayrMike [SR]
Isabel SchosnigNina [SR]
Michel DiercksHotel Clerk [SR]
Mihaela SirbuMrs. Cohen [SRE]
Irina PlatonCleaning Lady [BP]
Sarah Maria SanderKrankenschwester [BP]
David GorelikBrother from Yakov Shapiro [BP]
Harald SieblerMale Professor [BP]
Patrick EhlichSchwuler Discobesucher [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantMelanie Heise
Production accountantSabine Chrapia
Abwicklung, Reporting
Abwicklung, Reporting
Production accountantChristos Papaioannou
Reporting, extainia
Reporting, extainia
Assistant production accountantUlrike Winkler
Assistant production accountantMargot Hahn
DI digital intermediate supervisorJan Pfitzner
Director of photographyWolfgang Thaler
Camera operatorIrene Cruz
Additional photographyJana Pape
B camera
B camera
Steadicam operatorHarald Mellwig
1 day
1 day
Steadicam operatorThorsten Alt
4 DT
4 DT
Rear projection plates operatorThomas Matysiak
Projektmanager
Projektmanager
Rear projection plates operatorJannik Klingel
Plate Operator
Plate Operator
Rear projection plates operatorFelix Maul
Plate Operator
Plate Operator
Video assist/playback operatorSarah May Handler
Video assist/playback operatorLuis Guillermo Cortes Quintero
B-Kamera Assistent
B-Kamera Assistent
Camera traineeLuca Brandis
Casting directorEsther Kling
Casting directorMaria Rölcke
Casting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Casting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Casting directorVicki Thomson
Location Casting
Location Casting
Casting directorCornelia Mareth
Casting Deutschland/Österreich/Schweiz
Casting Deutschland/Österreich/Schweiz
Casting assistantNele Yannica Günther
Casting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Casting Deutschland/ Österreich/Schweiz
Costume designerJustine Seymour
Costume supervisorBarbara Schramm
Prep Berlin
Prep Berlin
Assistant costume designerSimone Kreska
Assistenz und Supervisor
Assistenz und Supervisor
Costumer / wardrobeRita Csulik
Costumer / wardrobeGrace Quin
Costumer / wardrobeFranziska Karg
key wardrobe extras
key wardrobe extras
Costume interpreterPetra E. Becker
cutter maincast
cutter maincast
Costume interpreterMatthieu Niemeier
Additional costumersAnnie Ritz-Glenn
Additional costumersAzade Asya Çakmak
TailorChristina Budniewski
TailorAnja Dragan
Costume buyerStephanie Traut
Zusatzgarderobiere Main Cast einzelne Drehtage
Zusatzgarderobiere Main Cast einzelne Drehtage
Costume design traineeSuska Göldner
Trainee
Trainee
DirectorMaria Schrader
1st AD (local system)Klaus Pridnig
1st AD (local system)Matthias Meyer-Hanno
Last 8 days Berlin
Last 8 days Berlin
Assistant to directorSophia Bierend
Crowd 2nd AD (local system)Caspar Thiel
& 2 weeks 1st AD (local system) (substitute)
& 2 weeks 1st AD (local system) (substitute)
Script supervisorConrad Schmidt
substitute
substitute
Script continuityRosa Schein
Extras coordinatorPaul Kupetz
2 DT
2 DT
Extras coordinatorNils-Philipp von Westernhagen
Trainee director's departmentMagdalena Ly
/ 3rd AD crowd
/ 3rd AD crowd
EditorHansjörg Weißbrich
EditorGesa Jäger
Avid operatorSandra Böhme
Schnittassistenz, Untertitelsatz
Schnittassistenz, Untertitelsatz
Assistant editorDaniela Schramm Moura
3rd assistant editorRaul Zropf
VFX editorPaloma Schnitzer
Key gripMichael Behrends
Key gripFrank (Schmidti) Schmidt
Vertretung
Vertretung
GafferBenjamin Dreythaller
Lighting assistantLouis Schmidt
Key makeup artist/hair stylistJens Bartram
Makeup artist / hair stylistBarbara Zschetzsche
Makeup artist / hair stylistKatja Schulze [1]
Additional make up artistDebora Waltl
Additional make up artistMichael Kaepernick
Additional make up artistAdriana Fiedler
Additional make up artistElise Tillmann
Additional make up artistRebekka Schwark
Additional make up artistTopsy Liane Schreiber
Additional make up artistLena Brendle
Additional make up artistSusi Bär
ComposerAntonio Gambale
ProducerHenning Kamm
ProducerAnna Winger
Creative producerSabine Steyer-Violet
Business and legal affairsSilvia Lindner
Production designerSilke Fischer
Assistant production designerEsther Häring
Art directorMarie-Luise Balzer
Set decoratorManja Hunger
PD: Silke Fischer
PD: Silke Fischer
Construction coordinatorRemo Stecher
Prop masterSusanne Steim
Prop masterNils Strnad
only Pre-Production-as agreed in advance
only Pre-Production-as agreed in advance
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerPetra Peppie Biller
Standby propsKarin Weber
Set dresserLorena Cao Alvarez
Assistant stand by propsEmma Helmdach
Practical electricianMads Gutowski
Head Practical Electrician
Head Practical Electrician
Location scoutBeatrice Schultz
Schwartz home I Wedding Hall
Schwartz home I Wedding Hall
Location scoutIris Czak
Location scoutGuido Borgers
Set builderMichael Reinemann
Stand by set builderDietrich Kirst
Stand by set buildersDietrich Dix Kirst
Graphic artistMarc Boden-Buga
screendesign
screendesign
Graphic artistLina Stindt
Schein Berlin // Additional Graphic Props -identification cards/birth certificate 1930s
Schein Berlin // Additional Graphic Props -identification cards/birth certificate 1930s
Property driverTobias Drehkopf
Line producerIra Wysocki
Production managerPatrick Brandt
Production coordinatorSybille Rohde
Health and safety coordinatorGrit Belitz
Assistant production managerVerena Hohmann
Assistant production managerJosephine Weyreuther
Assistant production managerValentina Maria Schneck
3.Produktionsassistenz ab 24.06.2019
3.Produktionsassistenz ab 24.06.2019
2nd assistant production managerJenia Bayat Mokhtari
Unit manager (local system)René von Bodisco
2nd AD, Callsheet, Shooting in Berlin, New York
2nd AD, Callsheet, Shooting in Berlin, New York
Unit manager (local system)Hendrik Müller
Location manager (local system)Sven Arnold [1]
Berlin
Berlin
Set manager/ floor managerDaniel Timm
Assistant unit managerChristian Tolle
Assistant set/floor managerMartin Stange
Assistant set/floor managerDavid Bollwerk
Production driverHarald Franke
Set runnerNicola Waigand
Set runnerElias Kirstein
additional
additional
Set runnerRagnar Pich
Set runnerJulia Berewinkel
ScreenwriterAlexa Karolinski
ScreenwriterAnna Winger
Literary sourceDeborah Feldman
Script consultantSabine Steyer-Violet
Production sound mixerPatrick Veigel
Production sound mixerManuel Vogt
Zusatz
Zusatz
Boom operatorEtienne Haug
Play-back operatorCaspar Sachsse
Second boom operatorRael Anderson
Sound re-recording mixerLinus Nickl
2 Episoden
2 Episoden
Sound re-recording mixerAdrian Baumeister
Episodes 1&2
Episodes 1&2
Sound designerPaul Rischer
Sound designerSebastian Morsch
Supervising sound editorDaniel Iribarren
ADR technical supervisorHarald Ansorge
Child supervisorGabriele Ablasser
Dialogue coachErnestine Kahn

Production companies

CompanyComment
Studio Airlift GmbH
Real Film Berlin GmbH

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesSkynamic
ALEXA Mini Drone
ALEXA Mini Drone
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter
ab Juli 2019/ Berlin
ab Juli 2019/ Berlin
Extras/Bit Playeragentur wanted
StuntsGPDS GERMAN PROTECT & DEFENSE SERVICE GmbH
Set- Medic / Rettungsschwimmer
Set- Medic / Rettungsschwimmer
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbH
Komparsenabrechnung
Komparsenabrechnung
Finance/Law/InsuranceExtainia UG
Production ServicesB.O.E.S.-Service
Production ServicesMonsieur Cinéma Filmcatering UG (formerly La Buvette)
Vollcatering in Berlin
Vollcatering in Berlin
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationB.O.E.S.-Service
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationCMS - Car Motion Service GmbH
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbH
Costume supplies
Costume supplies
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH Kostümausstattung
KB: Justine Seymour
KB: Justine Seymour
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbH
KB: Justine Seymour
KB: Justine Seymour
DecorationVorfilm
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbH
alle Bereiche
alle Bereiche
PropsGRAFIKWERK
WEBSHOP Artikel
WEBSHOP Artikel
PropsHahn-Grafix
Graphic Artist
Graphic Artist
PropsSchein Berlin
Grafische Requisite
Grafische Requisite
Vehicles and aircraftsBerlin City Cops
Polizei
Polizei
Vehicles and aircraftsOCC Oldies & Classic Cars GmbH
Spielfahrzeuge
Spielfahrzeuge
Video/Computer PlaybackPRODUCTION CONCEPT GmbH
KFZ Plates
KFZ Plates
Score /MusicSupertape
Music Supervisor
Music Supervisor

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Real Film Berlin GmbH2021Grimme Preis [de]
Fiktion
FiktionWinner
Real Film Berlin GmbH2021Golden Globe Awards [us]
Best Television Limited Series
Best Television Limited SeriesNominated
Real Film Berlin GmbH2021Critic Choice Awards [us]
Beste Miniserie
Beste MiniserieNominated
Maria Schrader2021Romy [at]
Beste Serie TV/Stream
Beste Serie TV/StreamWinner
Maria Schrader2021Romy [at]
Beste Regie TV/Stream
Beste Regie TV/StreamWinner
Maria Schrader2021Grimme Preis [de]
Fiktion
FiktionWinner
Anna Winger2021Grimme Preis [de]
Fiktion
FiktionWinner
Alexa Karolinski2021Grimme Preis [de]
Fiktion
FiktionWinner
Shira Haas2021Golden Globe Awards [us]
Best Performance by an Actress in a Lim. Series
Best Performance by an Actress in a Lim. SeriesNominated
Shira Haas2021Grimme Preis [de]
Fiktion
FiktionWinner

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020FranceSéries Mania
International Competition
International Competition

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingGermanyNetflixThursday, 26/03/2020