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Scene from "Dorfpunks" (photo © Schramm Film/Julia von Vietinghoff)

It’s the summer of 1984 in Schmalenstedt, right in the middle of Holsteinische Schweiz, the “little Switzerland” of Holstein on the coast of the Baltic Sea. 17-year-old Malte Ahrens, who goes by the name of “Roddy Dangerblood”, lives with his leftwing parents in a farmhouse, is in the middle of his ceramics apprenticeship and has just discovered “punk”, which has finally made its way, with some delay, to Schmalenstedt. Through friendship, love and alcohol, Roddy is in search of the perfect music.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2009
Director Lars Jessen
Screenplay Norbert Eberlein
Cinematography Michael Toetter
Sebastian Schultz
Jakob Ilja
Dorle Bahlburg
Cast Cecil von Renner, Ole Fischer, Pit Bukowski, Daniel Michel, Samuel Auer, Laszlo Horwitz, Axel Prahl
Producers Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber
Production Company Schramm Film Koerner & Weber, in co-production with NDR/Hamburg
Runtime 93 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Berlin 2009 (Perspectives German Cinema), Shanghai 2009, Sao Paulo 2009
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, BKM
German Distributor Piffl Medien

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