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Anemone Heart (Anemonenherz)

Anemone Heart
Scene from "Anemone Heart" (photo © Maria Dorner)

Eighteen-year-old Olga likes to escape from reality and hide in the world of romantic and tragic literature. When she meets the pretty free-spirit Judith, she believes to have found someone with whom she can share her dreams. But as friendship turns into love, her dream world begins to crumble...

Janina Dahse was born in 1976 in Berlin. After cultural studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin from 1997-1999, she worked as a TV journalist, author, and assistant director. Since 2001, she has been a student at the Academy of Television & Film in Munich. Her films include the shorts: Fliessen lassen (2000), Carpe mortem (2001), Schwesternliebe (2002), and Anemone Heart (Anemonenherz, 2004).
Genre Love Story, Coming-of-Age Story
Category Short
Year of Production 2004
Director Janina Dahse
Screenplay Janina Dahse, Martina Walser
Cinematography Alexander du Prel
Marie-Odile Florow-Henkens
Martina Eisenreich
Christoph Birth, Riet Bernard
Cast Karoline Herfurth, Oona-Devi Liebich, Adrian Topol, Frank Droese, Lorose Keller
Producer Janina Dahse
Production Company Vanille Film/Munich, in co-production with Ion Pictures/Munich, Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M), Toccata Film/Munich
Length 28 min
Format Super 16
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Hof 2004, Munich International Festival of Film Schools 2004, Palm Springs Shorts 2005
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern

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