SUPERMAD
Film - New German TV Productions

SUPERMAD

Directed by Elsa van Damke

Info

Director: Elsa van Damke
Section: New German TV Productions
Country: Germany
Year: 2024
PT: ANGEMESSEN ANGRY
OT: ANGEMESSEN ANGRY
Language: German
Version: Original version
Cast: Marie Bloching, Shakiba Eftekhari-Fard, Bless Amada, Jasmin Shakeri, Odine Johne
18+ (no age rating)

Logline

A feminist dramedy about revenge, healing, and the ability to redeem oneself.

A maid named Amelie develops superpowers that enable her to recognize and battle sex offenders after she herself is raped. In the persona of a superheroine named Hysteria, she decides what is good and evil while suppressing her own trauma — until she unexpectedly encounters her rapist.


The screening will include all episodes of the series.

Show calendar
Photocredits: Mitch Stöhring

Calendar

  • ASTOR Astor Kino
  • HFF Kino 1

Meet the director

SUPERMAD

Elsa van Damke

Elsa van Damke was born in Berlin in 1994. She studied directing at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences. Her graduation film, OH SH*T! (2020), was successful abroad. Van Damke completed her directing internship at Studio Babelsberg prior to attending the Hamburg Media School. With her award-winning graduation film, LANG LEBE DER FISCHFRIEDHOF (2023), she obtained her master’s degree in directing.

Credits

Screenplay: Elsa van Damke, Jana Forkel
Director of Photography: Doro Götz
Film Editor: Antonella Sarubbi
Composer: Felix Remm
Production Designer: Miodrag Nerandzic
Costume Design: Inga Zink, Irina Spreckelmeyer
Sound: Ludwig Bestehorn
Sound design: Charlotte Lewis
Animation: Maren Trey
Make-up artist: Lara Flanders, Ester Nyakato Rüppel
Casting director: Liza Stutzky, Berti Caminneci
Producer: Solmaz Azizi, Lasse Scharpen, Clara Gerst (Producer), Sophya Frohberg (Development Producer)
Production Company: Studio Zentral
Editor: Thomas Disch
TV channel: RTL Television GmbH