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At the Lake

Even in a segregated family, it's possible to survive boyhood. But what will you do if there is an accident?

Short Film Exchange: At the Lake

Ulrike von Ribbeck was born in 1975 in Minden. She studied Visual Communication at the Hamburg Academy of Arts and worked as an assistant director for several film productions. She has been a student at the German Film & Television Academy Berlin (dffb) since 1999. Her films include: the shorts Laurentia (1999), Little Dreams (Kleine Traeume, 2000), Little Star (2001), At the Lake (Am See, 2002) which screened in the Cinéfondation sidebar in Cannes in 2003, Charlotte (2004) which screened in Perspectives German Cinema in Berlin and Directors\' Fortnight in Cannes, and her feature debut Sooner or Later (Frueher oder spaeter, 2007) which she developed during the Atélier du Cinéfondation in Cannes 2005.
Category Short
Year of Production 2002
Director Ulrike von Ribbeck
Screenplay Ulrike von Ribbeck
Cinematography Kolja Raschke
Natali Barrey
Cast Simon Engelke, Christopher Buchholz, Geno Lechner, Carolin Hermsdorf
Production Company Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
Length 10 min
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Ophuels Festival Saarbruecken 2002 (in competition), Warsaw 2002, Gijon 2002, Cannes 2003 (Cinéfondation)
Awards Short Tiger 2002

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