Scene from 12 YEARS (photo © Studio Film Bilder)

For twelve years, she ignored sneers and mockery and stood up for her relationship. But perhaps that was a mistake.

Daniel Nocke was born in 1968 in Hamburg. From 1994-1999, he studied Scriptwriting and Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg. He lives in Hamburg, working as an animation director and scriptwriter. His short animation films include: DIE FISCHERSWITWE (1996), THE MODERN CYCLOPS (2002), NO ROOM FOR GEROLD (2006), 12 YEARS (2010) and WHO WILL PAY THE BILL? (2015).
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2010
Director Daniel Nocke
Screenplay Daniel Nocke
Animation Martin Schmidt, Julian Vavrovsky, Emanuel Strixner
Producer Thomas Meyer-Hermann
Voices Daniel Nocke, Nina Weniger
Production Company Studio FILM BILDER/Stuttgart
Length 4 min
Format 35 mm, color, 1:1.85
Original Version
 German and English versions
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Berlin 2010 (Short Film Competition), Stuttgart 2010, Cleveland 2011, CFC Toronto 2011, International Short Film Festival Sao Paulo 2011, CWC Worldwide Short Film Festival Toronto 2012, Encounters Bristol 2015
Awards Short Tiger 2011
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg, German Federal Film Board

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