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Places In Cities (Plaetze in Staedten)

Places In Cities

Mimmi is nineteen years old and is approaching her final school exams. During a school trip to France she spends a night with a man she has met there. On her return to Germany, she discovers that she is pregnant. She returns to Paris.

Angela Schanelec was born in 1962. She studied Acting at the College of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main from 1982-1984, and worked at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, Berlin's Schaubühne and the Schauspielhaus in Bochum from 1984-1991. She studied at the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin from 1990-1995, graduating with MY SISTER'S GOOD FORTUNE, winner of the German Critics' Prize 1996. Her other films include: SCHÖNE GELBE FARBE (1991), WEIT ENTFERNT (1991), PRAG, MÄRZ 92 (1992), I STAYED IN BERLIN ALL SUMMER (1993), PLACES IN CITIES (1998, Cannes Un Certain Regard), PASSING SUMMER (2001, Berlinale Forum), MARSEILLE (2004, Cannes Un Certain Regard 2005), AFTERNOON (2007), ORLY (2010, Berlinale Forum), THE BRIDGES OF SARAJEVO: PRINCIP TEXTE (2014, Cannes Special Screenings), THE DREAMED PATH (2016, Locarno In Competition), and I WAS AT HOME, BUT... (2019, Berlinale In Competition).
Category Feature
Director Angela Schanelec
Screenplay Angela Schanelec
Cinematography Reinhold Vorschneider
Bettina Boehler, Angela Schanelec
Cast Tobias Langhoff, Katharina Eckerfeld, Marie-Lou Sellem, Sophie Aigner, Friederike Kammer, Jérôme Robart, Martin Jackowski, Mischa Sideris
Producers Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber
Production Company Schramm Film Koerner & Weber/Berlin, in co-production with ZDF
Length 117 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
Subtitled Version French/English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Cannes 98: Un Certain Regard

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