Make a Wish (Wuensch Dir was)

Make a Wish
Scene from "Make a Wish"

Sometimes a woman doesn't get her man. Heaven knows why.


Franziska Stuenkel was born in 1973 in Goettingen. She took film classes at Hanover Polytechnic and did further training with Wojciech Marczewski and Mogens Rukov (”Script 2000” and ”Talents 2003” organized by the Nordmedia script & development lab). In 1998 Cita-Filmproduktion was founded which led to her short films participating in over 80 festivals in 21 countries and winning international festival awards. She has received numerous scholarships for up-and-coming young filmmakers, including the VGF Scholarship awarded by the Bavarian Film Center and the Film Promotion Scholarship awarded by the State of Lower Saxony. Her work includes Make a Wish (short,2001), Small World (short, 2002), and her feature debut Vineta - The Secret Project (2006).
Category Short
Year of Production 2000
Director Franziska Stuenkel
Screenplay Franziska Stuenkel
Cinematography Richard Kubisch
Franziska Stuenkel
Malte Hagemeister
Cast Sissi Perlinger, Katharina Schüttler, Lutz Winde, Patrick Gueldenberg, Smudo
Production Companies Cita Film, Hannover/Munich, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover
Length 7 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Dresden 2001, Kirch Online Festival, Williamsburg Brooklyn Film Festival 2001, Cine/Mexico 2001, Turin G&L Film Fesival 2002
Awards Audience Award Cine/Mexico 2001, Third Prize from www.35mm.it

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