Filmfest 2017

Mika faces a long journey, too. In the third part of the hit OSTWIND, she sets out for Andalusia with her horse to find its roots, and her mission in life. A gripping, moving story of friendship. Sneak preview of the unfinished, long-awaited third part.

PLEASE NOTE: This screening is a sneak preview of selected scenes, which will be shown in a double feature with TIGERMILCH.

tags: Aging, Friendship, Youth/Coming of Age, Sexuality, Feature film

Cast: Hanna Binke, Lea van Acken, Nicolette Krebitz, Thomas Sarbacher


Screenplay: Lea Schmidbauer

Original Material: Kristina Magdalena Henn, Lea Schmidbauer

Director of Photography: Florian Emmerich

Film Editor: Tobias Haas

Composer: Annette Focks

Production Designer: Carola Gauster

Costume Design: Mika Braun

Sound: Petra Gregorzewski

Producer: Ewa Karlström, Andreas Ulmke-Smeaton

Production Company: SamFilm GmbH

Co-Producer: Martin Moszkowicz

World Sales: Attraction Distribution

Distributor: Constantin Film Verleih GmbH

Director: Katja von Garnier


Katja von Garnier was born in Wiesbaden in 1966 and studied Film at Munich film school HFF from 1989 to 1994. She co-founded production shingle Vela-X with producer Ewa Karlström 1990, producing her hit graduating film MAKING UP 1993, which became a sleeper hit and sparked the '90s German rom-com wave, winning the Student Oscar, the Bavarian and German Film Prizes and the Ernst-Lubitsch-Prize. She shot a making of on Wolfgang Petersen's IN THE LINE OF FIRE (1994), followed by her second feature BANDITS (1997). She shot HBO drama ALICE PAUL starring Hilary Swank 2003 in the USA, followed by vampire romance BLOOD & CHOCOLATE for MG. In 2012, she returned to Germany with hit teen series OSTWIND, followed by OSTWIND 2 (2015).