Film Info: Aimée & Jaguar

Aimée & Jaguar

Aimée & Jaguar

Berlin 1943/1944. Two young women fall deeply in love against the background of the double threat of bombing raids and persecution. For one of them, married and a mother of four children, it will be a crucial experience in her life. For the other woman who, as a Jew and member of an underground organization and under constant threat, this love also means hope of life and survival.


Max Faerberboeck produced plays at theaters in Hamburg, Heidelberg, and Cologne before writing and directing several episodes of the TV series Der Fahnder. He then wrote and directed four award-winning TV films (Schlafende Hunde, Einer zahlt immer, Bella Block - Die Kommissarin, and Bella Block - Liebestod) before making his feature film debut with Aimée & Jaguar, which was nominated for the Golden Globe Award 2000. His other films include: Jenseits (2002), September (2003), and A Woman in Berlin (Anonyma – Eine Frau in Berlin, 2008).
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1999
Director Max Faerberboeck
Screenplay Max Faerberboeck, Rona Munro
Cinematography Tony Imi
Barbara Hennings
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
Cast Heike Makatsch, Johanna Wokalek, Juliane Köhler, Maria Schrader, Detlev Buck
Producers Hanno Huth, Günter Rohrbach
Production Company Senator Film Produktion
Length 124 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 1999 (in competition/opening film), Jerusalem 1999, Outfest Los Angeles 1999, Belfast 1999
With backing from German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, BKM
German Distributor Senator Film Verleih/Berlin

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