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BEACH BOY

BEACH BOY
Scene from BEACH BOY (photo © Milieufilm GbR)

It's mid-summer. Dimi has to spend the vacation with his older brother by the Baltic Sea. On a country road he meets beautiful Isabelle. He is fascinated by her, but disillusioned when they arrive at the campsite together: Isabelle is in a relationship, and her boyfriend is Dimis’ older brother Steffen. But Dimi doesn't give up and keeps on struggling for her attention. He shares an inflatable mattress with her, scares her in the shower and takes her on a boat trip. Even if Isabelle is unreachable for Dimi – in the end he will have reached something and will have made everyone reflect a little.
Genre Coming-of-Age Story, Drama, Love Story
Category Short
Year of Production 2011
Director Hannes Hirsch
Screenplay Hannes Hirsch
Cinematography Philip Leutert
Cast Tom Gramenz, Lore Richter, Timo Jacobs, Linda Pöppel, Andrea Gabrin
Producers Hannes Hirsch, Diemo Kemmesies
Co-Producer Manuel Kinzer
Production Company Milieufilm/Berlin, in co-production with FILMGESTALTEN
Runtime 32 min
Format HD, color, 16:9
Language
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French, Spanish
Festivals Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken 2011, Achtung Berlin 2011, 29th International Film Festival Uruguay 2011, 9th In the Palace International Short Film Festival Bulgaria, European Short Film Festival Cambrils-Reus 2011
Awards New Berlin Film Award Achtung Berlin 2011

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