Film Info: Das letzte Rad

The Last Wheel (Das letzte Rad)

The Last Wheel
photo © Hochschule fuer Film und Fernsehen "Konrad Wolf"

In a dark, damp jail, the inmates plan their great escape. To break out they use their own bodies in an idiosyncratic way. An impressive mixture of animation and feature film with atmospheric images and a very ornate presentation.


Olaf Held was born in 1970 in Chemnitz. He co-organized the Kulturfabrik Voxxx from 1994-2004 and worked for the Chemnitzer Filmwerkstatt from 2005-2006. He studied Script Writing and Drama at the University of Film and Television “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam from 2006-2011. His films include: DUEL IN GRIESBACH (short, 2006), SHIFT ENGELBERTSTRASSE (short, 2006), BACKSTAGE (short, 2007), PETZOLD'S WHISTLE (short, 2008), FATHER'S DAY (short, 2009), DID MICHAEL KNIGHT END THE COLD WAR? (short, 2009), THE LAST WHEEL (short, 2009), ROADCREW (doc, 2011), AT HOME (short, 2011), B-DAY (short, 2012), DIE TOTEN HOSEN - MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR 2012 (online series, 2012), DRUNKEN AT WORK - THE LIVING ROOM TOUR (doc, 2012), and SHORT FILM (short, 2013).
Genre Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Category Short
Year of Production 2009
Director Olaf Held
Screenplay Olaf Held
Cinematography Dylan E. Thompson
Rico Heinisch
Benjamin Dickmann
Menye Sin
Cast Christian Otto Hille, Akhtarjan Saidi, Axel Ranisch
Producer Uta Giegengack
Production Company Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Length 7 min
Format color
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Stereo

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