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From House to House (Von Haus zu Haus)

From House to House
Scene from "From House to House" (photo © Jonas Spriestersbach)

A vacant house on the outskirts of Munich. People are gone. What is left? Empty rooms, a chair, a ruffled curtain. Traces and memories. The neighbors speak from their point of view.


Friederike Guessefeld was born in 1984 in Hamburg. From 2004-2007, she studied Communication Science and German Literature. Since 2008, she has been a student of Documentary Film at the University of Television and Film in Munich. From House to House (Von Haus zu Haus, 2009) is her first film.
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2009
Director Friederike Guessefeld
Cinematography Jonas Spriestersbach
Friederike Guessefeld
Christian Elsaesser
Josef Brandl
Producer Rafael Parente
Production Company Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M)
Length 9 min
Format 16 mm
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Kassel Dokfest 2009, Stuttgart Filmwinter 2010

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