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©Michael Siebert

Alive

  • Thank You Dear Life / Danke liebes Leben (Working title)
All titles (4)
Indie Feature Film | 2018-2019 | Drama | Germany

Main data

Shooting data

Start of shooting27/01/2018
End of shooting04/02/2018
Number of shooting days8
LocationsMünchen

Project data

Budget15.800€
Length of movie94'
Aspect ratioWidescreen UNIVISIUM (35mm, 1 : 2)
Film negative stockProRes
Release print stockDCP
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

Brief synopsis

Three days time.

Friendship Farewell Hope.
Longing Closeness Love.

Two People ALIVE

"A stunning, non-linear exploration of human relationships, love and time shared through the denouement of terminal diagnosis."

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Wolfram RuppertiWolfram [L]
Sophie von KesselSophie [L]
Laura BiemannLaura [SR]
Berend FeddersenBerend [SR]
David LangerDavid [SR]
Maria Lüthi
Maria [SR]
Cynthia Micas
Tia [SR]
Emilia RuppertiEmilia [SR]
Philippa RuppertiPippa [SR]
Ulrike WillenbacherUli [SR]
Paul Wolff-PlotteggDr. Wolff-Plottegg [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyJens Winkler
Camera operatorManuel SteerB Kamera Operator / durchgehend
1st assistant cameraLukas WandererA-Kamera, Alexa Mini, Zeis HS
1st assistant cameraIan Fearnley
2nd assistant cameraJohannes Pfau
DIT digital imaging technicianClaudio Köhl
Costume designerAntonella Schneider
DirectorMichael Siebert
1st AD (local system)Christiane Flierl
GafferFelix Wolf
ComposerVera Marie Weber
ComposerMatthias Weber
ProducerMichael Siebert
Co-producerSabrina Holzapfel
Co-producerJurij Hanke
Co-producerManuel Steer
ProducerSabrina Holzapfel
Line producerSabrina Holzapfel
Unit managerJoelle Saba SuysNeuer Titel : "LEBENDIG"
Co-writerWolfram Rupperti
Co-writerMichael Siebert
Production sound mixerThorsten BolzéVertretung
Production sound mixerRobert Nabholz

Production companies

CompanyComment
GTM Entertainment, Michael Siebert [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesKameraverleih Licht & Ton KLT GmbH (formerly LTGV)
Lighting and UtilitiesKameraverleih Licht & Ton KLT GmbH (formerly LTGV)

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Sophie von Kessel2019Best Female Actor - Vasterås SwedenFeature FilmNominated
Michael Siebert2019Best Narrative FeatureFeature FilmWinner
Michael Siebert2019Best Foreign Feature - Fusion International WarsawFeature FilmNominated
Michael Siebert2019Goldener Hofer RegiepreisFeature FilmNominated
Michael Siebert2019Best Foreign Feature Fusion International WarsawFeature FilmWinner
Michael Siebert2019Best Narrative Feature - Concepcion ChileFeature FilmWinner
Michael Siebert2019Förderpreis Neues Deutsches Kino - Hofer FilmtageFeature FilmNominated
Michael Siebert2019Best Narrative - Kolkata IndiaFeature FilmWinner
Michael Siebert2019Best Feature - Camgaroo AwardFeature FilmNominated
Michael Siebert2019Best Narrative Feature - Santa Cruz BoliviaFeature FilmWinner