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The Ghost Writer

  • Der Ghostwriter (German title)
  • The Ghost (Working title)
Feature Film | 2009 | Mystery, Thriller | Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting04.02.2009
End of shooting30.04.2009
LocationsBerlin / Pellworm, Schleswig-Holstein / Strausberg, Brandenburg / Rømø, Denmark / Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein / Studio Babelsberg / Insel Usedom.

Behind the scenes

Trailers

  • Der Ghostwriter - Deutscher Trailer

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Pierce BrosnanAdam Lang [L]Frank Glaubrecht
Ewan McGregorGhostwriter [L]Phillipp Moog
Olivia WilliamsRuth Lang [L]Katrin Decker
 Nathalie GriffinHotel Maid Natalie [SR]
Joel KirbyFerry Motel Receptionist [SR]Wolfgang Wagner
 Cecilia PilladoThe Female Flight Passenger [SR]
 Jules ArmanaHotel guest [SR]
 Mo AsumangUS Secretary of State /Außenministerin [SR]Peggy Sander
Stuart James AustenProtection Officer [SR]
Juliane BeierProtester [SR]
 Fred Aaron BlakeSoldier [SR]
 Annette BlumFotografin [SR]
 Jeff BurrellFrank [SR]Nicolas Böll
 Jaymes ButlerF.B.I Officer [SR] Axel Lutter
 Najely ChumanaGardrobiere [SR]
Sylke FerberIsland Ferry Attendant [SR]
Angelique FernandezWar Crime Prosecutor [SR]
 Marianne GraffamLucy [SR]
 Martin HentschelIsland Airport Guard [SR]
 Soogi KangDep [SR]
 Julia KratzWoman with Bullhorn [SR]
Alexander LammersReporter [SR]
 Nenad Lucicterrorist (FVP) [SR]
 David MastersonProtestor [SR]
Alister MazzottiProtection Officer #1 [SR]
 Susanne MennerJournalistin [SR]
Andreas MintertProtester [SR]
 Philipp RichterProtester [SR]
 Michael S. Ruscheinsky
The CNN Reporter [SR]Bodo Wolf
 Julian F. M. StoeckelJohn - (Kellner) [SR]
Eli WallachVineyard old man [SR]Hasso Zorn
Anne WittmanCNN Newscaster #2 [SR]
 Miriam HornikProtester [BP]
 Iris KarinaWoman in Black [BP]
Marina KoppProtester [BP]
 Martin KrahPoliceman [BP]

Crew

DepartmentActivityNameComment
Accounting Dept.production accountant Paul Meyer-Gerlt
Accounting Dept.assistant production accountantGrit Schlüchtermann
Accounting Dept.assistant production accountantLena SchmigallaAssistant Accountant
Accounting Dept.assistant production accountant Christian Wöltche1. Assistent
Camera Departmentdirector of photographyPawel Edelman
Camera Departmentcamera operator Volker LanghoffVideo Segments, Making Of, Beach Plates
Camera Departmentcamera operator Patrick-D. Kaethner2. bzw. 3. Kamera
Camera Departmentcamera operator Sascha WolframB-roll & insert-unit
Camera Departmentcamera operatorJeremi Prokopowicz
Camera Departmentsteadicam operatorMarcus Pohlus
Camera Department1st assistant camera Rafael JeneralB-Cam , Zusatz
Camera Department2nd assistant camera Tobias Sebastian Kownatzki1. Assistent (Plate-Unit)
Camera Departmentclapper/loader Jan Grunwaldplate unit + zusatz
Camera Departmentclapper/loaderDavid Schaufert
Camera Departmenteng assistant audio/videoGeorge Jairos NduchaAuto Cue 2nd unit
Camera Departmentvideo playback operator Christopher Haug
Castingcasting directorFiona Weir
Castingcasting assistantRuth Key
Castingextras/bit player castingDiana Briantcast, B, Sylt, Peenemünde + Nebenrollen
Costume Departmentcostume designerDinah Collin
Costume DepartmentSFX costumeGillian Woodtextile artist
Costume Departmentwardrobe Dietke BrandtPersonal Dresser für Ewan McGregor
Costume Departmentwardrobe Natascha GotowtschikowPersonal Dresser Pierce Brosnan
Costume DepartmentwardrobeSarah Amft
Costume Departmentwardrobe Gabriele Keuneke+ crowd fitter
Costume DepartmentwardrobeVida Wolfbauer
Costume Departmentwardrobe Theresa-Anna LutherKB: Dinah Collin/Crowd
Costume Departmentadditional wardrobe Simone Zimmermann
Costume Departmentadditional wardrobe Barbara Schramm
Costume DepartmenttailorBärbel LutterAlterations, 2 weeks
Costume DepartmenttailorKerstin LehmannTailor
Director's DepartmentdirectorRoman Polanski
Director's Department1st assistant director Ralph Remstedtauch 2nd Unit Director
Director's Department2nd assistant directorKarin SchelhasAdditional Assistant Director
Director's Department2nd assistant directorOla CzarnieckaAddl Assistant Director
Director's Department2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD Caroline Veyssière
Director's DepartmentAD Runner / Set-PA Andreas 'Andrew' HoffmannADD. 1st AD 1st unit / 1st AD 2nd unit
Director's DepartmentCrowd MarshallEike Schulz
Director's DepartmentCrowd MarshallSilke MockBerlin, Sylt, Dänemark, Usedom
Director's DepartmentCrowd MarshallRené SeifertBerlin, Sylt, Dänemark, Penemünde
Director's DepartmentCrowd MarshallMoritz DraheimBerlin
Director's DepartmentCrowd MarshallSven W. Rothkirchinkl. Casting-Assistenz KD
Editingassistant editor Vivien Kummerehlnur die 1.Woche
Editingassistant editor Etienne Boussac1st Assistant Editor
Editingassistant editorKai Lamberton2nd Assistant Editor
EditingVFX EditorMarkus HagemeierScanlineVFX
Gripkey/dolly grip Elmar SuskaDolly Grip
Gripkey/dolly grip Michael Müller [4]
Gripgrip assistantHeiko Klimenkomain unit Grip + Car Rigging
GripSpecial Constructions Christian SaalfeldBalloonlights
Gripcrane operatorOliver BöhmSupertechno 50, Z Head
LightinggafferAlbrecht Silberberger
Lightingbest boyRoland Patzelt
Lightingrigging gaffer Sascha Wolfram
Lightingelectrician Alexander Zeihn
Lightingelectrician Peter Kramer1st Electrician
LightingelectricianGeorg Simmendinger
LightingelectricianGötz Schmidt zur Nedden
LightingelectricianStefan Graf [1]Zusatzbeleuchter
Lightingelectrician Golo Jahn
LightingelectricianBjörn Körner
Lightingadditional electrician Arian Uting
Lightingadditional electrician Sascha Görlich
Lightingadditional electricianJannot Borowski
Lightingadditional electrician Martin Lieckfeld
Lightingadditional electricianPhilip Fleischer
Lightingadditional electricianMarc-Oliver Sartorius
Lightingadditional electricianSebastian Rösler
Lightingadditional electricianOliver OpitzRigging Unit
Lightinglighting trainee Jens Thurmann
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylist Juliane Hübnerhair&make-up crowd
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylist Katrin WesterhausenMaskenbildnerin
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylist Julia LechnerHair/Make-up crowd
Makeup Departmentadditional make up artistValentina Indino
Makeup Departmentadditional make up artist Katharina Rebecca ThiemeBerlin
MusiccomposerAlexandre Desplat
ProducerproducerRoman Polanski
ProducerproducerRobert Benmussa
ProducerproducerAlain Sarde
Production Designproduction designerAlbrecht Konrad
Production Designassistant production designerJennie KonradArt Dept. Assistant
Production Designassistant production designer Felicity Good
Production Designart director Cornelia Ott
Production Designart directorSteve Summersgill
Production Designart directorDavid ScheunemannSupervising Art Director
Production Designassistant art director Stefan SpethFilmarchitekt
Production Designset decorator Bernhard Henrich
Production Designassistant set decorator Judith RosskothAsst. Set Decorator
Production Designassistant set decoratorBernd KrögerPhotographers Supervisor
Production Designconcept artistRainer StockConcept Illustration
Production Designprop master Wolfram KrabiellProp Buyer/2. Aussenrequisite
Production Designprop master Marcus HaendgenProp Master
Production Designprop master Christian Krügernur in der Vorbereitungszeit
Production Designstandby props Till Sennhenn
Production Designset dresserChristian 'Krishan' EhlertLead Set Dresser / Leadman
Production Designset dresser Uli Passauer
Production Designset decoration buyer Katharina Birkenfeld
Production Designartdepartment coord. assistantChristin BusseArtdepartment Assistent
Production Designproperty assistantRené ZeunertProp Shopper
Production Designassistant to propmaster /- buyerSabine HändgenAsst. Prop Master
Production Designassistant to propmaster /- buyer Miriam LehnartProp Department Trainee
Production Designassistent stand by propmanAdam JanischStand-By Prop Trainee
Production Designassistent stand by propman Solveigh SprengelZusatz eine Woche
Production Designassistent stand by propman Silvie Sachseneder
Production DesignGreens PersonLothar Riedrichgreensman
Production Designlocation scoutMaja HachmannSylt
Production Designset builder Helko Klünderund Setbaubühne
Production Designset builderNikolas LemonidisKulissenbau, art department Studio Bab.
Production Designstand by set builder Matthias Prange
Production Designstand by set builder Roman Berger
Production Designdraughtsman/set designer Kerstin BlankenburgConstruction Babelsberg
Production Designdraughtsman/set designer Stephanie Raß
Production Designdraughtsman/set designer Michael Fissneider
Production Designscenic painter Fee Doßmanni. A. von: Nico Wallner
Production Designscenic painterUlrich Krüger
Production Designscenic painter Dominik ReindlScenic Painter
Production Designscenic painter Susanne Kleinleini. A. Spreekulissen,N. Wallner
Production Designscenic painterStephan Buttchereit
Production Designscenic painter Wolfgang Wredest.by Painter
Production DesignSculptorRobert MakoliesOberflächenimmitationen Villa
Production DesignSculptor Brita HofmannOberflächenimmitationen Sichtbeton
Production Designprop store managerMichael Bortz
Production Designgraphic artistRobin HaefsScreendesign
Production Designgraphic artist Liliana LambrievGrafische Unterstützung 12.02.–28.02.09
Production Designgraphic artist Henning Brehm
Production Designproperty driver Hannes Bloch
Production Designproperty driver Ali RüzgarSet Decoration Driver /Fahrer
Production Designproperty driverRichard Ganßauge
Production Mgt.line producer Oliver Lüer
Production Mgt.unit production manager Gabi LinsUnit Production Manager
Production Mgt.senior stage managerMichael GuthkeStudioleitung Studio Babelsberg
Production Mgt.post production supervisorGuy Courtecuisse
Production Mgt.production coordinator Felix MantheyAssistent
Production Mgt.production coordinatorMandy Barchmann
Production Mgt.production coordinator Tine Hoefke
Production Mgt.Post Production CoordinatorJane Robertson
Production Mgt.assistant production managerAna Catala
Production Mgt.unit managerSandra Heintje Heine
Production Mgt.location manager Frank Zahl
Production Mgt.location manager Tobias LehmannAsst. Location Manager
Production Mgt.location manager Dirk Eickhofffür den Sylt und Dänemark Teil
Production Mgt.transportation coordinatorMartin Kuschan
Production Mgt.set manager / 3rd ADHans-Peter Abts
Production Mgt.set manager / 3rd ADMatthew BrownSet-Manager ab Mitte April 2009
Production Mgt.Drivers captainIlja Kloppenburg
Production Mgt.production secretary Sylke Ferber
Production Mgt.assistant location manager Simon RühlemannLocation Assistant
Production Mgt.4th AD / Additional AD Jeronimo Wald
Production Mgt.4th AD / Additional AD Roy Luchterhand
Production Mgt.4th AD / Additional AD Kerstin Opgenoorthsince shooting day 33
Production Mgt.4th AD / Additional ADMatthew Brown
Production Mgt.set runnerSandra Heintje HeineZusatz Set- Assi
Production Mgt.production driver Andreas KorpelLKW Unit Moves Peenemünde, Strausberg
Production Mgt.production driverMarco FischerHead of Swing Gang (tech.)
Production Mgt.production driver Bernd KoeppeCast & Crew
Production Mgt.production driver Johannes WiedermannZusatz LKW
Production Mgt.production driverSteffen HaronitisDaily April 09
Production Mgt.production driverRobert EhlertTrailer Base
Production Mgt.production driverMatthias SchröterFacility & Driver
Production Mgt.production driverDaniel Schmidt [5]Fasillitie
Production Mgt.production driver Marcel AhrensCast & Crew
Production Mgt.production driverSteve WilksShuttle Service (extern)
Production Mgt.production driverSven-Uwe Daßler
Production Mgt.production driver Michael HöhneZusatz
Production Mgt.production driver Mehmet AtmacaBerlin - Usedom
Production Mgt.production driver Claudia Haupt& Transportation Coordinator ASST.
Production Mgt.production driverRene KeilFacillitie Wrangler
Production Mgt.production driverRocco Simon Coufin
Production Mgt.production driverDennis ErdmannSwing Gang
Production Mgt.production driverKnuth Sorgers
Production Mgt.production driverJan Mynter
Production Mgt.production driver Oliver GeisslerZusatzfahrer
Production Mgt.production driverBritta Rehm-FrettlöhSylt Teil
Production Mgt.personal driverPaolo MaggioJames Belushi & Prod. & Swinger
Production Mgt.personal driver Jan Luoto Ewan McGregor
Production Mgt.personal driver Andreas Schumacherproducers + Roman Polanski
Production Mgt.personal driver Daniel Huhnto Pierce Brosnan
Production Mgt.personal driverSebastian Gottschalkto Olivia Williams
Production Mgt.personal driver Axel HübnerRoman Polanski
Production Mgt.production assistantIsis Kiwen
ScreenplayscreenwriterRobert Harris
Sound Departmentproduction sound mixerJean-Marie Blondel
Sound Departmentsecond boom operator Till RöllinghoffVertretung + EPK Unit
Sound Departmentsecond boom operatorBenjamin Benny Dunkerund add. Tonmixer
Special Effectsspecial effects technician Jens Dunkelbei Firma Roland Tropp
Stuntsassistant stunt coordinator Daniel Stockhorst
Stuntsfight choreographer Torsten JerabekAssistant Fight Choreographer
Stuntsstuntman/womanBabette Schimanekrolle kellnerin
Stuntsstuntman/woman Joshua GrotheDouble Ewan McGregor
Stuntsstuntman/woman Piet Paes
Stuntsstuntman/woman Gerd Grzesczakfür Buff Conection
Stuntsstuntman/womanMatthias GüntherDouble Pierce Brosnan
Visual Effectsvfx producer Boris T. Duepré(PIXOMONDO Stuttgart)
Visual Effectsvfx supervisorJörn Großhans
Visual Effectsvfx supervisor Denis Behnke
Visual Effectscompositing supervisorAndreas Frickinger
Visual Effectsdigital film compositorSebastian von OverheidtScanline VFX
Visual Effectsdigital film compositor Daniel Hartlehnert
Visual Effectsdigital film compositorPatrick KreuserScanline VFX
Further CrewPersonal AssistantNicola RoloffMr. Brosnan

Facilities

Department CompanyComment
CameraGripCamCruiser HamburgKamerafahrzeuge
In Front of the CameraExtras/Bit PlayerAgentur Connection Berlin
LightingLighting and Utilities Zasa Lights GmbH | balloonlight systemsBalloonlights
ProductionFinance/Law/InsuranceMecon Media Concept Ltd. [de]Gagenabrechnung (Komparsen)
ProductionOffice Services, -Supplies, TranslationsManthey Bürotechnik OHGKopierer, Drucker
ProductionProduction Services Novos Media - Medien und FilmserviceDaily Driver / Unit Move
ProductionProduction Services Medical Movie ServiceSet Medic
ProductionProduction ServicesDSV ShuttleserviceDSV SHUTTLESERVICE
ProductionProduction ServicesFiresetFeuerwehr.
ProductionProduction Services Kaffee-Service Berlin Peter Ganss GmbHKaffeeversorgung
ProductionProduction Serviceson the movie
ProductionProduction Services Star`s Dinner Express GmbHCatering Cast & Crew
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairCostumeson the movie
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairCostumes PATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostümequipment
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairCostumes Theaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Dinah Collin
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairDecoration KunstleihhausBilder Leih
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairDecoration Spreekulissen Nicolaus WallnerSylt und Rømø
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairDecoration Unternehmen Schön30t Gerüstkonstr.Peenemünde+Potsdam
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairMakeup and Hair Maskenatelier BabelsbergPerückenausstattung
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairMakeup and Hairon the movieTrailers & Drivers
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairProps Blaulicht Media GmbH & Co. KG - Polizeiagentur.deUS Police Requisiten
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairProps polizeiteam.dePolizeirequisiten
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairVehicles and aircrafts HERO CARS BERLINamerik.Polizeiautos, engl.Fahrzeuge

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Roman Polanski2010Berlinale 2010Silberner Bär - Beste RegieWinner
Roman Polanski2010European Film AwardsEuropean DirectorWinner
Roman Polanski2010European Film AwardsEuropean ScreenwriterWinner
Roman Polanski2010European Film AwardsEuropean FilmWinner
Albrecht Konrad2010European Film AwardsEuropean Production DesignerWinner
Ewan McGregor2010European Film AwardsEuropean ActorWinner
Alexandre Desplat2010European Film AwardsEuropean ComposerWinner
Alain Sarde2010European Film AwardsEuropean FilmWinner
Robert Harris2010European Film AwardsEuropean ScreenwriterWinner
Robert Benmussa2010European Film AwardsEuropean FilmWinner

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 18.02.2010