ERICH KÄSTNER AND LITTLE TUESDAY
Film - New German TV Movies Filmfest 2016

ERICH KÄSTNER AND LITTLE TUESDAY

Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Info

Director: Wolfgang Murnberger
Section: New German TV Movies
Country: Germany, Austria
Year: 2016
PT: KÄSTNER UND DER KLEINE DIENSTAG
OT: KÄSTNER UND DER KLEINE DIENSTAG
Language: German
Version: Original version
Cast: Florian David Fitz, Nico Ramon Kleemann, Jascha Baum, Katharina Lorenz, Hans Löw
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ERICH KÄSTNER AND LITTLE TUESDAY

Germany, 1931. The youth novel "Emil and the Detectives" is being filmed, which will make its author, Erich Kästner, world famous. An unusual friendship begins between the childless author and fatherless Hans, the 9-year-old playing the character Little Tuesday. Their friendship is put to the ultimate test in the Third Reich when Kästner's books are banned and little Hans becomes a Hitler Youth. Based on a true story.

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Meet the director

ERICH KÄSTNER AND LITTLE TUESDAY

Wolfgang Murnberger

Wolfgang Murnberger was born in Wiener Neustadt in 1960 and studied directing, screenwriting and editing with Axel Corti at the Vienna Academy of Music and Performing Arts. He works for television and movies, and is best known for his black-humoured Detective Brenner thrillers, based on the novels by Wolf Haas. He co-founded the German Film Academy 2009. Last year, he screened TRENKER AND RIEFENSTAHL at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN.

Credits

Screenplay: Dorothee Schön
Director of Photography: Peter von Haller
Film Editor: Evi Romen
Composer: Annette Focks
Production Designer: Hans Jager
Costume Design: Brigitta Fink
Sound: Moritz Fritsch
Producer: Roswitha Ester, Torsten Reglin
Production Company: Ester.Reglin.Film Produktionsgesellschaft GmbH
Co-Producer: Eva Holtmann, Kurt Stocker, Danny Krausz
Co-Production Company: Dor Film Köln, Dor Film GmbH, ARD Degeto, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
Editor: Claudia Grässel, Götz Schmedes, Sabine Weber
TV channel: ARD Degeto, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)