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Lumber Kings (Koenige der Nutzholzgewinnung, Die)

Lumber Kings
Scene from "Lumber Kings" (photo © Mario Pfeifer)

In the comedy Lumber Kings, the lovely and charismatic loser Krischan comes back to his working class village Tanne, planning to hold a lumber jack competition there. He manages not only to overcome the massive resistance of his old friends Ronnie and Bert, but also transforms the whole village, saving it from a state of stagnancy and resignation.
Genre Comedy, Society
Category Feature
Year of Production 2006
Director Matthias Keilich
Screenplay Matthias Keilich, Khyana el Bitar
Cinematography Henning Stirner
Gergana Voigt
Neil Filby
Petra Albert
Cast Bjarne Mädel, Frank Auerbach, Steven Merting, Barbara Philipp, Christina Große, Peter Sodann
Producer Nicole Gerhards
Production Company Nikovantastic Film/Berlin, in co-production with ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel
Runtime 94 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
With backing from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung
German Distributor Neue Visionen Filmverleih

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