Kreuzweg

Kreuzweg

Deutschland 2013/2014, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Stations of the Cross

Maria finds herself caught between two worlds. At school this 14-year-old girl has all the typical teenage interests, but when she’s at home with her family she follows the teachings of the Society of St. Pius XII and their traditionalist interpretation of Catholicism. Everything that Maria thinks and does must be examined before God. And since the Lord is a strict shepherd, she lives in constant fear of committing some misconduct. Whilst Maria’s mother takes a tough line in compelling her daughter to stay on the path of righteousness, her father is often reticent and stands back during critical moments. Conflicts intensify as arguments erupt with teachers and doctors. Desperate to please everyone, Maria soon finds herself trapped in the crossfire. How can she reconcile her feelings for a fellow pupil with her vow to maintain purity of heart in her love for God? Will the Lord demand a tremendous sacrifice so that her brother can be healed from his sickness?

Dietrich Brüggemann unfolds his young protagonist’s emotional ordeal in fourteen images based on the Stations of the Cross, from ‘Jesus is condemned to death’ to ‘Jesus’ body is laid in the tomb’.

Source: 64. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Dietrich Brüggemann
Assistant director:Bernd Reinink
Screenplay:Anna Brüggemann, Dietrich Brüggemann
Director of photography:Alexander Sass
Assistant camera:Kai Lachmann, Johannes Neumann
Key grip:Philipp Knopf
Production design:Klaus-Peter Platten
Stand-by props:Monika Ulrich
Make-up artist:Mareike Mohmand, Anke Thot
Costume design:Bettina Marx, Meral Sezgin (Assistenz)
Costumes:Nina Fanderl
Editing:Vincent Assmann
Sound editor:Immo Trümpelmann
Dubbing editor:Roman Strack (Geräusche)
Sound design:Martin Frühmorgen
Sound:Jacob Ilgner
Audio mixing:Holger Lehmann
Casting:Daniela Tolkien, Manolya Mutlu, Charlotte Roustang
  
Cast: 
Lea van AckenMaria
Franziska WeiszMutter
Florian StetterPater Weber
Lucie AronBernadette
Moritz KnappChristian
Klaus Michael KampVater
Birge SchadeLehrerin
Hanns ZischlerBestatter
Ramin YazdaniArzt
Georg WeschThomas
Anna BrüggemannÄrztin
  
Production company:UFA Fiction GmbH (Potsdam)
in co-production with:Cine+ Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin), SWR Media Services GmbH (Stuttgart)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Jochen Laube, Leif Alexis, Fabian Maubach
Co-Producer:Frank Evers (Cine Plus), Helge Neubronner (Cine Plus)
Producer (TV):Stefanie Groß (SWR), Barbara Häbe (Arte)
Line producer:Michael Jungfleisch, Sarah Neumann (Assistenz)
Unit production manager:Konstantinos Kapsalos
Location manager:Benjamin Vogel, Fabian Vetter
Post-production:Paul Andexel
Shoot:14.10.2013-15.11.2013: Berlin
Original distributor:Camino Filmverleih (Stuttgart)
Funding:MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH (Stuttgart), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:110 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 13.01.2014, 142789, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2014, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 20.03.2014

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Kreuzweg
Weiterer Titel Stations of the Cross

Versions

Original

Length:110 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 13.01.2014, 142789, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2014, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 20.03.2014
 

Awards

IFF Berlin 2015
Preis der Ökumenischen Jury
Silberner Bär, Bestes Drehbuch