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The Man On The Other Side

  • One Half Of The Other Sky (Working title)
All titles (3)
Indie Feature Film | 2017-2019 | Drama, Spy, Thriller | Germany, Great Britain, Singapore

Shooting data

Number of shooting days17
LocationsAltena, Marl, Düsseldorf

Project data

Length of movie85 min
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)

Brief synopsis

It is 1974, and in the Cold War paranoia of East and West Germany, it can be dangerous to know too much.
But time is running out for Sophie Zimmermann. She is being hunted and the only way to survive is to find out the identity of The Man On The Other Side!


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Mari BenselSophie Zimmermann [L]
Nils SchulzDieter Schäfer [SR]
James CarneyEnglishman [SR]
Jörg MalchowStaatssekretär [SR]


Director of photographyJoris Bölt
1st assistant cameraJan Thierhoff
DirectorMarcus Lim
GafferMerlin LuongNachdreh
Freelance producerMarcus Lim
Freelance producerThomas Hillenbrand
Production designerCéline Ahlbrecht
Assistant production designerDeborah Dixkens
Assistant production designerMara Zechendorff


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Céline Ahlbrecht2019Five Continents International Film FestivalBest Art Direction Feature FilmWinner
Marcus Lim2019Montevideo World Film Festival [uy]Best Feature Film (Largometraje Ficción)Winner
Marcus Lim2019Calcutta International Cult Filmfestival [in]Best Debut FilmmakerWinner


2019PeruInca Imperial International FestivalCompetition - Best Feature Film
2019UruguayMontevideo World Film FestivalWinner Best Feature Film
2019IndiaCalcutta International Cult Film FestivalWinner Best Debut Filmmaker