Jenseits der Stille

Deutschland Schweiz 1995/1996 Spielfilm

Summary

Beyond Silence

Lara′s parents are both deaf. Since she is the only member of her family who can hear and speak, she has served as a kind of foreign minister for her family from an early age, translating and negotiating for them in even the most absurd of situations.

When Lara′s vivacious and temperamental aunt Clarissa gives her a clarinet as a present, the girl begins to discover the wonderful world of music. Her father observes this development with waxing unease, as he fears losing his daughter to a world he has no access to. Torn between her love of music and her love of her parents, the growing Lara finally chooses a life of music. When she decides to go to Berlin and attend the music conservatory, the difficult and painful process of leaving home begins ...

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Credits

All Credits

Director

Director of photography

Assistant camera

Clapper loader

2nd Camera unit

Set design

Construction manager

Costume design

Costumes

Editing

Sound assistant

Music

Cast

Dubbing

Line producer

Unit production manager

Shoot

    • 01.08.1995 - 22.09.1995: München, Mainburg, Berlin
Duration:
3078 m, 112 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,85
Video/Audio:
Eastmancolor, Dolby SRD
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 25.07.1996, 75727, ab 6 Jahre / feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 04.07.1996, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 19.12.1996

Titles

  • Originaltitel (CH DE) Jenseits der Stille
  • Arbeitstitel Klang der Stille

Versions

Original

Duration:
3078 m, 112 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,85
Video/Audio:
Eastmancolor, Dolby SRD
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 25.07.1996, 75727, ab 6 Jahre / feiertagsfrei

Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 04.07.1996, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 19.12.1996

Awards

National Board of Review, USA 1998
  • NBR Award, Bester fremdpsrachiger Film
Academy Awards 1998
  • Oscar Nominierung, Bester fremdsprachiger Film
Vancouver IFF 1997
  • Most Popular Film
Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1997
  • Guild Film Award - Gold, Deutscher Film
Chicago IFF 1997
  • Gold Plaque, Special Mention
Tokyo International Film Festival 1997
  • Bestes Drehbuch
  • Grand Prix
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kino – Gilde deutscher Filmkunsttheater 1997
  • Gilde-Filmpreis in Gold
Bayerischer Filmpreis 1997
  • Pierrot, Beste Filmmusik
  • Pierrot, Beste Nachwuchsregie
Deutscher Filmpreis 1997
  • Filmband in Silber, Bester Film
  • Filmband in Gold, Darstellerische Leistungen
  • Filmband in Gold, Beste Filmmusik