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OF DOGS AND HORSES (VON HUNDEN UND PFERDEN)

OF DOGS AND HORSES
photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg/Departures Film

What would you risk for the one you love?

Rolf's old dog Piet suffers from hip dysplasia. Piet could be operated on for 3,000 Euros, but that's an amount Rolf can only dream of. Rolf puts everything on the table: At a racecourse for horses he bets the last of his money.
Genre Melodrama
Category Short, Student Film
Year of Production 2011
Director Thomas Stuber
Screenplay Thomas Stuber
Cinematography Peter Matjasko
Cast Matthias Brenner, Bernd Stempel, Manfred Möck, Sven Lehmann, Axel Werner, Andreas Keller, Hagen Oechel
Producers Undine Filter, Thomas Král, Pascal Nothdurft
Production Companies Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, DEPARTURES Film/Leipzig
Length 30 min
Format HDCAM, b&w, cs
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Dresden 2012, Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken 2012, Regensburg Short Film Week 2012, ISFFI Chennai 2012, Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival 2012, Kurzsuechtig Leipzig 2012
Awards German Short Film Award 2011 (Gold), Student Academy Award 2012 (Silver)
With backing from Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Sächsische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien

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