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Scene from "Outsourcing" (photo © Maniac Film)

What happens if a family is treated like a company? And what happens if this company decides to fire one of their members?

Markus Dietrich was born in 1979 in Strausberg. He has been studying Media Design at the Bauhaus University Weimar since 2002. His films include: the shorts Sag mir wo du stehst (2003), Flieg mich zum Mond (2004), Auf der Landstrasse (2005), Samis Geschenk (2006), Outsourcing (2007), and Mein Robodad (2008). He also works as a director with children and young adults at the Thalia Theater Halle/Saale.
Genre Drama, Tragicomedy
Category Short
Year of Production 2007
Director Markus Dietrich
Screenplay Hanna Reifgerst, Markus Dietrich
Cinematography Urs Zimmermann
Wolfgang Bauer
Philipp E. Kuempel
Cast Frank Roeth, Gesa Badenhorst, Tom Siegert, Anne Wittig, Shirin Kuehn
Producers Hanna Reifgerst, Christiane Schlicht
Production Companies Maniac Film/Weimar, Gruppe Weimar
Length 6 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Dresden 2007, Hamburg 2007, Ludwigsburg 2007, Milan 2007, Ghent 2007, Interfilm Berlin 2007, Brest 2007, Luenen 2007, Kassel 2007, Molodist Kiev 2008, MedFilm Festival 2008
Awards Murnau Short Film Award 2007

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