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A divorced father picks up his eight-year-old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea can‘t help feeling that something isn't right. So begins a fateful journey.

Patrick Vollrath , born in 1985, grew up in a small town in Germany and started his career working as an editor. In 2008, he began his studies in Directing at the Film Academy Vienna where he graduated with honors. His teacher and mentor was Academy Award® and two-time Palme d'Or-winning Michael Haneke. Patrick has been awarded several national and international prizes for his work. His graduation film EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY premiered in the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes and in 2016 it was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short Film at the 88th Academy Awards®. The film has since been awarded more than 30 prestigious prizes worldwide. 7500 is his feature film debut, starring two-time Golden Globe®-nominated actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2015
Director Patrick Vollrath
Screenplay Patrick Vollrath
Cinematography Sebastian Thaler
Cast Simon Schwarz, Julia Pointner, Marion Rottenhofer, Daniel Keberle, Gisela Salcher, Georg Blume
Producer Patrick Vollrath
Length 30 min
Format DCP 2K, color, cs
Original Version
Subtitled Versions English, French
Festivals Max Opühls Festival Saarbrücken 2015, Landshut 2015, Cannes 2015 (Critics' Week), VIS Vienna Independent Shorts 2015, Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival 2015, Huesca 2015, Wendland Shorts 2015, FEST New Directors/News Films Espinho 2015, Figari 2015, Karlovy Vary 2015, Manchester 2015, Golden Apricot Yerevan 2015, Kratkofil Plus 2015, Short Film Festival Bueu 2015, BUSTER Copenhagen 2015, Helsinki Love & Anarchy 2015, Festival International du Film d'Amiens 2015, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2015, Melbourne 2015, Cambridge 2015, Encounters Bristol 2015, Riga 2015, York 2015, Molodist Kiev 2015, Brest 2015, Tehran 2015, Sleepwalkers Tallinn 2015, Ajyal Youth Film Festival Doha 2015, Flickerfest Sydney 2016, Dublin 2016, Saguenay 2016, Cleveland 2016, Aspen Shortsfest 2016, Go Short Nijmegen 2016, Busan Int. Short Film Festival 2016, Short Shorts Tokyo 2016, Jerusalem 2016, Alcine 2016, Leuven 2016, Flickerfest Sydney 2017
Awards Best Mid-Length Film 2015 Saarbrücken, Special Mention Landshut 2015, Rail d'Or Award Cannes 2015, Alberto Sánchez Special Award Huesca 2015, Best Short Film Wendland Shorts 2015, Best Fiction Short New Directors/New Films 2015, Studio Hamburg Newcomer Award Best Director 2015, Golden Apricot Yerevan 2015, Best Fiction Short FEST New Directors/New Films Festival Espinho 2015, Encounters Bristol 2015, City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film 2015, Student Oscar® 2015 (Bronze), First Steps Award 2015, Best First or Student Film Brest 2015, Best Fiction Film Tehran 2015, Prix du public court métrage, Prix de la Maison d'arret d'Amiens Special Mentions Prix du quartier femmes & hommes Amiens 2015, CILECT Prize 2016
With backing from MA7 Wien Kultur, Freunde der Filmakademie
German Distributor aug & ohr medien/Berlin

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