Film Info: SPATZEN

SPARROWS (SPATZEN)

SPARROWS
Scene from “Sparrows” (photo © Ed Herzog)

A man meets a woman in a bar. They walk through the night without any reason. At dawn they separate again. A long take.


Jan Speckenbach studied directing at the German Film and Television Academy (dffb) in Berlin. His short film THE OTHER DAY IN EDEN premiered in Cannes’ Cinéfondation in 2008. One year later, his short film SPARROWS started it's successful worldwide festival circuit in Cannes, too. His debut feature film REPORTED MISSING premiered at the Berlinale and was nominated for the European Film Awards in 2012. FREEDOM (2017) is his second feature.
Genre Music, Drama, Experimental
Category Short
Year of Production 2009
Director Jan Speckenbach
Screenplay Jan Speckenbach
Cinematography Armin Dierolf
Daniel Freundlieb
Emanuel Schleiermacher, Brigitte Schloegel, Ann Heine
Animation Dirk Schulz
Cast Camilla Kallfass, David Arnsperger, Michael Golab, Ninja Stangenberg, Filipina Henoch, Johannes Kuehn, Juliane Dreyer
Producers Sol Bondy, Hartmut Bitomsky
Production Company Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
Length 12 min
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Molodist Kiev 2009, Camerimage Lodz 2009, Huesca 2010, Sofia 2014
Awards Premio Danzante Huesca 2010

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