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"Can you describe yourself?"

"Odenwald-Gay... or Gollum... or Klaus!
60-years-old... gay...slave!"

A documentary portrait about Klaus Johannes Wolf, who decided to live as a slave. Chained on his bed, he's telling about his decision to be a slave, his parents and what it means to be naked. Finally he leaves everything behind to go to a slave camp, to improve his slave life and become the perfect servant.

Jan Soldat was born in Karl Marx Stadt (now Chemnitz) in 1984. He has been making short films at the Chemnitzer Filmwerkstatt since 2006. He took up studies in Directing at the ‘Konrad Wolf’ University of Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg in 2008. His documentary BE LOVED about zoophilia, sexual and emotional relationships between men and dogs, participated in the short film competition of the Berlinale in 2010. Two years later he took part again with his coming-of-age short fiction CRAZY DENNIS TIGER in the Generation 14plus youth program of the Berlinale. Also in 2012 his documentary short LAW AND ORDER, about two elderly men and their sadomasochistic fetishes, was screened in the Panorama section of the Berlinale and afterwards at over 100 other film festivals worldwide. THE INCOMPLETE is his graduation film. His other films include: ENDLICH URLAUB (2010), INTERIM (2011), A WEEKEND IN GERMANY (EIN WOCHENENDE IN DEUTSCHLAND, 2013), and RESPECTIVELY (2013).
Genre Biopic
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Jan Soldat
Cinematography Jan Soldat
Cast Klaus Johannes Wolf
Producer Jan Soldat
Production Company Jan Soldat/Berlin
Length 48 min
Format DVD, DCP, DigiBeta, color, 4:3
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Rome 2013, Ficunam Mexico City 2014, IndieLisboa 2014, Edinburgh 2014, Guanajuato 2014, Viennale 2014, IndieLisboa 2015, BAFICI 2015, Split 2015

Jan Soldat
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