(ABDULLAH)

photo © J. Besuch/HFF Potsdam 2013

Abdullah grew up as the son of a migrant family. Being part of the music scene, he increases his consumption of marijuana until he faces a psychosis. At the hospital he experiences recognition from a psychologist who supports his return to normal life.


Jakob Besuch was born in 1984 in Kassel. From 2004-2006, he worked at Lichthof Film & Animation and studied Animation at the University of Film and Television (HFF) “Konrad Wolf” from 2007-2012. ABDULLAH (2013) is his graduation film. He works as a freelance 3D-artist for the animation studios Hahnfilm, Talking Animals and Liquid Image VFX.
Genre Animation
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Jakob Besuch
Screenplay Jakob Besuch
Animation Jakob Besuch
Producer Jakob Besuch
Voices Jakob Besuch, Abdullah Demir, Sven Mücke, Julia Günak
Production Company Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Length 9 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French
Festivals Stuttgart 2013, Anifest Teplice 2013, Capalbio 2013, Fresh Film Fest Prague 2013, Anim’est Bucharest 2013, Animatou Geneve 2013, Rencontres Audiovisuelles Lille 2014, DOK Leipzig 2013, Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2013, Interfilm Berlin 2013, Animated Dreams Tallinn 2013, Bamberg 2014, Anima Brussels 2014, Monstra Lisbon 2014, Warsaw 2014, Ljubljana 2015

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