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Desert Flower

  • Wüstenblume (German title)
Feature Film | 2008 | Drama, Portrait | Austria, France, Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting29.03.2008
End of shooting25.07.2008
LocationsDjibouti,London,New York,Köln,Berlin

Project data

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Sally HawkinsMarylin [L]
Liya KebedeWaris Dirie [L]
Craig ParkinsonNeil [L]
Juliet StevensonLucinda [L]
 Matthias RansbergerCasting Assistant [SR]
Agenturmitarbeiter [SR] Kevin Kölker
div. [SR] Isabella Leicht
Timothy SpallTerry Donaldson [SR]
 Anna HilgedieckTilda [SR]
 Prashant JaiswalKami [SR]
Anthony MackieHarold Jackson [SR] Torben Liebrecht
Maryan SaidSomali Woman [SR]
 Tim SeyfiSimon [SR]
 Julian F. M. StoeckelFluggast (Albert) [SR]
Meera SyalPushpa [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
production accountant Susanne Weißenbach
director of photographyKen Kelsch
1st assistant camera Sven FinkLondon, Berlin, Köln
1st assistant camera Rolf RosendahlDjibouti Part ARRICAM ST & LT
2nd assistant camera Martin RudolphKöln/ Berlin
clapper/loaderMiriam Faßbender2. KA bei Afrikateil
still photographer Walter WehnerStandfotos und Plakatshooting
casting directorSylvia Montaltidjibouti
extras/bit player castingTanja Schwichtenberg
costume designer Gabriele Binderbio pic waris dirie
assistant costume designer Senay Ay
wardrobeNatascha Seidelköln,berlin
wardrobe Katja Kirn/ Zusatz
additional wardrobe Kerstina SchemmelBerlin
additional wardrobe Shanti SpohnNachdreh
additional wardrobe Julia Hillerich
costume design traineeMarita Hoffjann
directorSherry Hormann
1st assistant director Jochen Gosch
1st assistant director Jan BernotatDschibuti
2nd assistant director Corinne Le Hong+ Casting Germany
AD Runner / Set-PA Madita Selas
AD Runner / Set-PA Janina Hüttenrauchadditional AD few days
script supervisor Heike Manzke
storyboard artist Ulrich Zeidler
Crowd MarshallOliver Kanter
trainee director's departmentOskar Sulowski
assistant editor Carolin Biesenbach
key/dolly grip Bernd Mayer
grip assistantAnne Lisken
gaffer Michael Becker
best boyRoland Scheidt
rigging gaffer Emil JevticKöln
electrician Christian Scheppe
electrician Ralf HauschildtStudiodreh München
electrician Roland ThomallaBeleuchter
electrician Stefan Hiegemann
additional electrician Sascha GörlichBerlin
lighting assistantAleks Sandrine Neumüllerzusatz
lighting assistantOliver TäubrichZusatz Berlin
lighting assistant Theo Krönke2 tage zusatz berlin
lighting assistantFlorian 'Flo' Schlegelberlin
makeup artist / hair stylistStefanie BirrenbachDjibouti
makeup artist / hair stylist Jenny RetzlaffLondon, Köln, Berlin,München
additional make up artist Romy MeierBerlin
additional make up artist Lexa DeinhardtBerlin
additional make up artistTatjana Richartz
key makeup artistMichele Thevenet
arranger Maurus RonnerOrchestration
producerPeter Herrmann [1]
co-producerBarbara Seiller
co-producerDanny Krausz
co-producerBenjamin Herrmann
co-producerHans-Wolfgang Jurgan
co-producer Gerhard Hegele
freelance producer Susann Rauhausfür BSI (Koproduzent)
associate producerPeter Heilrath
associate producerSigrid Narjes
production designerJamie Leonard
art director Petra KlimekDjibouti
art director Matthias KlemmeSupervising
art director Petra Maria Wirth
assistant set decorator Barbara Hartwich
assistant set decoratorVera Sienknecht
construction coordinator Mathias Lückingi.A,spreekulissen Nicolaus Wallner
prop master Dagmar Wiggenhauser
standby props Eckart Friz
assistant to propmaster /- buyerBijou Martin
location scout Frank MeterNRW
set builder Tom Mirusund Setbau Studiodreh München
set builder Dirk Spiegelund Set Dresser, Köln
set builderKlaus Rudat
stand by set builder Christoph Baumstieger
stand by set builderDaniel Paschen
prop store manager Judith FischerKöln
prop store managerAmara HeimBerlin
graphic artistKonstanze Müller
art department trainee Barbara HartwichAssistant to the Set Decorator
assistant to line producerVera EngelhardtAssistant to Co- / Line Producer
unit production manager Georg Bonhoefferbis 30.4.2008
unit production managerKlaus Sungen
post production supervisor Heike Kresse
production coordinator Michael Tinney
production coordinatorSylvia MontaltiDjibouti
assistant production manager Heike KresseAssistant to Producer
assistant production managerTina Wolf
assistant production managerMarie WildenhainBerlin
assistant to production managerAlexander SchmidtDjibouti
unit manager Jannis Stahnsdorf
unit managerChristoph WallmeyerBerlin
location manager Frank Leßmöllmann
location managerTobi Kukla
set manager / 3rd AD Edith Weßling
set manager / 3rd AD André Deindörfer
4th AD / Additional ADElisabeth Formann
4th AD / Additional AD Katharina Meyer-Josten
4th AD / Additional AD Marco PostrakDjibouti
4th AD / Additional AD Peter Corovic
set runnerElisabeth Formann
set runnerDaniela Masili
production driver Jörg Ulbrich
production driverPhilipp Nikolaus ReuterLetzter Drehtag
production driver Markus EberhardtNRW
screenwriterSherry Hormann
literary sourceWaris Dirie
script readerChristopher Muth
script translator Corinne Le HongCo-Screenplay-Translator ENG > DEU
production sound mixerHeinz K EbnerTeil Afrika
boom operator Frank Haßelmann
boom operator Markus HüserVertretung
second boom operatorAlexander HamacherKöln, Berlin
adr editor Micki Joanni
adr recordist Ben Bartosz RadujAssistenz - ADR recordist
adr recordistSebastian PohleRolle Lucinda
foley artist Wilmont Schulze
commissioning editorBettina Reitz
commissioning editorHubert von Spreti
vfx supervisor Denis Behnke

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
 The Match Factory GmbH [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Extras/Bit Player Agentur Iris Müller OHG
Extras/Bit PlayerCasting SchwichtenbergKomparsencasting NRW
Extras/Bit PlayerReal Life CastingKomparsen München
Finance/Law/Insurance DFG - Deutsche FilmversicherungsGemeinschaftFilmversicherung
Office Services, -Supplies, Translations Hoffmann Dental Manufaktur GmbHProduktionsbüros
Production Services Cineblock Media GmbHAbsperrmaßnahmen in Köln
Production Servicesdie FilmagentenToiletten
Production ServicesFilm & Television Facilities [lu]Facility vehicles
Production ServicesFLORIS Catering GmbHCatering Berlin
Production ServicesMotivschutz TV
Production ServicesOlaf MichelsContainer für Baubüh
Production Services Setlounge GmbHWohnwagen (Zusatz)
Production Services the saucemanthe sauceman
Script DubdollsScreenplay ENG > FRA
Transportation, Travel and Accomodation I.F.C. Internationale Spedition GmbHLogistik
Costumes COMME des COSTUMESKB: Gabriele Binder
Costumes PATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostüm- & Patinierbedarf
Costumes SSG Film- und Transporte GmbHPolizeiuniformen UK
Costumes Was ihr wolltals COMME des COSTUMES
Decoration Spreekulissen Nicolaus Wallner
Makeup and Hair ManufakturPerückenanfertigung
Makeup and HairWilhelm Jäger Filmservice - Masken- und GarderobenfahrzeugeMaskenmobil
Sound (Postproduction) Torus GmbHorig. Fassung + dt. Mischung,Mix Falk Mö

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Sherry Hormann2010Deutscher Filmpreis 2010SpielfilmNominated
Peter Herrmann [1]2010Der Bayerische Filmpreis 2009ProduzentenpreisWinner
Peter Herrmann [1]2010Deutscher Filmpreis 2010SpielfilmNominated

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 24.09.2009