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Red Spot, The (Rote Punkt, Der)

Red Spot, The
Scene from “The Red Spot” (photo © Chris Hirschhaeuser)

The Japanese student Aki Onodera travels in her family's tracks from Tokyo to Germany. In idyllic East Allgaeu she meets the Webers, who take her in as their guest. But soon, the situation of the family becomes turbulent by her appearance...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2008
Director Marie Miyayama
Screenplay Marie Miyayama, Christoph Tomkewitsch
Cinematography Oliver Sachs
Marie Miyayama
Helmut Sinz
Shinji Shimizu, Gabriele Mai
Cast Yuki Inomata, Hans Kremer, Orlando Klaus, Imke Buechel, Zora Thiessen, Toshihiro Yashiba, Nahoko Fort-Nishigami, Shinya Owada, Mikiko Otonashi, Yuu Saito, Toru Minegishi
Producers Martin Blankemeyer, Miyako Sonoki
Production Company Münchner Filmwerkstatt/Munich, in co-production with Chase Film International Co/Tokyo, FGV Schmidle/Munich, Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M)
Length 82 min
Format Super 16
Original Version
 German/Japanese
Subtitled Versions English, French, German, Japanese
Festivals Montreal 2008 (First Films World Competition), Goa 2008, Hof 2008, Cairo 2008, Goteborg 2009, Chennai 2009, Shanghai 2009, Sao Paulo 2009, Cork 2009
Awards VGF Award 2009
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Manfred Durniok Foundation

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