poster

Machan

  • Spiel der Träume (German title)
  • No Fucking Handball / No F***ing Handball (Working title)
Feature Film | 2007-2008 | Germany, Great Britain, Italy

Brief synopsis

Der Film erzählt die auf einer wahren Begebenheit beruhende Geschichte einer Gruppe verzweifelter Slumbewohner aus Sri Lanka, die eine Einladung zu einer Handball-Meisterschaft nach Bayern als Antwort auf ihre Gebete und als Ticket ohne Rückfahrschein in den goldenen Westen sieht.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Gihan De ChickeraManoj [L]
Dharshan DharmarajSuresh [L]
Dharmapriya DiasStanley [L]
Ensemble [SR] Roland Wolf
 Stefan MehrenImmigration officer [SR]
 Achim Schelhaschirpy host [SR]

Crew

DepartmentActivityNameComment
Accounting Dept.assistant production accountantGrit SchlüchtermannCashier
Camera Departmentdirector of photographyStefano Falivene
Camera Department1st assistant camera Ricarda HibbelnZusatz
Camera Department1st assistant camera Harald Mellwig
Camera Department1st assistant camera Rafael JeneralB-Cam Berlin 1st AC
Camera Department1st assistant camera Birgit Bebe Dierken1AC A-Cam Berlin
Camera Departmentclapper/loaderMartin KunzeGerman Unit
Camera Departmentstill photographer Roland SchützGerman Unit
Castingcasting director Suse MarquardtCasting Germany
Costume Departmentcostume supervisorConstanze HagedornGermany

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Twentieth (20th) Century Fox of Germany GmbH [de]

Facilities

Department CompanyComment
ProductionFinance/Law/InsuranceMecon Media Concept Ltd. [de]Gagenabrechnung (Komparsen)
ProductionProduction Services astRein FußmattenFußmattenservice
ProductionProduction Services Star`s Dinner Express GmbHCatering Berlin
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairProps Hahn-GrafixGraphic Artist
VFX / Post ProductionSound (Postproduction)Elektrofilm Postproduction Facilities GmbH

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 07.05.2009