Hélène Grimaud | © DGG / NIGHTFROG GmbH

A letter to Clara

  • Hélène Grimaud (German title)
Documentary | 2005 | 3sat | Docu-Drama, Music | Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting04.08.2005
End of shooting30.06.2006
Number of shooting days15
LocationsDresden, Berlin, Zwickau, Paris, Bonn, München

Project data

Length of movie60
Picture formatTV 16:9 (1 : 1,78)
Picture material negativeDigital Betacam
Picture material positiveDigital Betacam
Sound formatStereo

Brief synopsis

Eine dokumentarische Gegenüberstellung der zwei Frauen und Pianistinnen Hélène Grimaud und Clara Schumann: Ihre Musik, Liebe und Leidenschaft.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
 Elsa HanewinkelClara Schumann [L]
 Sebastian MirowJohannes Brahms [L]
Volker RingeRobert Schumann [L]

Crew

DepartmentActivityNameComment
Camera Departmentdirector of photography Matthias 'Mattes' Boch
Camera Departmentstudio camera operatorBjörn Kurtlichtsetzender & operator
Camera Departmenteng camera Burhan Özdal
Camera Departmenteng cameraAtul Jain
Camera Department1st assistant camera Peter SeberaDV Adapter + Festoptiken
Costume Departmentcostume designer Verena Reuter-Züllhistorisch 1840 - 1870
Director's DepartmentdirectorBenedict Mirow
LightinggafferSebastian Rösler
Lightinglighting assistantDan Jung
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylist Marion Giggenbacher1.Maske Historische Frisuren 1850

Production companies

CompanyComment
 Nightfrog Media & Film GmbH
Loft Music GmbH [de]