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Over The Rainbow

Over The Rainbow

Astrud, Iris and Marie are pretty, quick-witted and about 15 years old. They share a habit of making odd bets and when they all fall for the same man, they turn to betting again. Ray, an aspiring rock star on the brink of success, is the prize. Rumours of Ray's alleged excessive drug use, sex with minors, and criminal behavior notwithstanding, the girls run away from home to party with him in his loft on the edge of town. The adventure turns dangerous when the girls find more and more evidence that the rumours might, in fact, be true ...

Jan Peter and Yury Winterberg co-founded their independent production company L.E.Vision in Leipzig in 1993 and share credits for a number of TV documentaries including The Octopus (1996), Heirs Of Al Capone (1997), Soul Murder (1997), The Torn Curtain (1999) and Measuring Time - A History (1999). They made their feature film directorial debut in 1998 with Over The Rainbow and have another three projects in development: the adventure comedy Moon Dream, romantic thriller Dear Death and Euro-thriller L\'Etat de Soleil. Jan Peter was awarded the 1999 Bavaria TV Award and the Hans Klein Media Award for his direction of Insurrection of Dreamers (1999). For The Torn Curtain, Peter and Winterberg shared the 1999 Hanns Seidel Award for Young Journalists.

Director Jan Peter
Screenplay Jan Peter, Yury Winterberg
Cinematography Sönke Hansen
Micha Radeck
Jean-Marie Gilles, Nicolai Tomás
Cast Annett Renneberg, Mina Tander, Mareike Fell, Pascal Ulli, Dirk Felsenheimer
Producers Jan Peter, Yury Winterberg, Simone Baumann
Production Company L.E.Vision Film- und Fernsehproduktion/Leipzig, in co-production with MDR
Length 84 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby
With backing from BKM, MDM, Saechsische Filmfoerderung, Saechsische Landesmedienanstalt
German Distributor Arsenal Film Verleih/Tübingen

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