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Lebenden, Die

English title
The Dead and the Living
The story of 25-year-old Sita. It is a journey not only into the dark and loaded past of her own family during World War 2, but also into the abyss of European society today. The journey leads Sita from Berlin to Vienna, to Warsaw and to Romania. A film about losing your homeland, a film about self-discovery and identity, about responsibility and hope.
aka
Die Lebenden und die Toten
Script
Barbara Albert
Director
Barbara Albert
DOP
Bogumił Godfrejów
Editor
Monika Willi
Sound engineer
Dietmar Zuson
Costume design
Veronika Albert
Set design
Enid Löser
Music
Lorenz Dangel
Cast
Anna Fischer (Sita), Hanns Schuschnig (Gerhard), August Zirner (Lenzi), Daniela Sea (Silver), Itay Tiran (Jocquin), Winfried Glatzeder (Michael), Almut Zircher (Marianne)
Producer
Barbara Albert, Bruno Wagner
Production manager
Bruno Wagner, Maria Krauss
Funding
Filminstitut, Filmfonds Wien, Filmstandort Austria, Polnisches Filminstitut
Television investment
ORF (Film/Fernseh-Abkommen), SWR/ARTE
Film location
Vienna, Berlin, Poland, Transylvania
Shooting time
October - December 2011
Completion
Spring 2012