Film Info: Cousin Cousine

Cousins (Cousin Cousine)

Cousins
Scene from "Cousins" (photo © Maria Mohr)

Cousins. Words between chairs. Voice to the piano. Fingertips grope sense. Bridges too high. Personal collage about a hidden and hiding love.

“The film convinces by its rhythmic montage of images and sounds, combining documentary and fiction material in an unusual way. Autobiographic fragments form a poetic picture of a 'forbidden love'.” (Jury statement, Oberhausen 2005)


Maria Mohr was born in 1974 in Mainz. She studied Architecture from 1994-1998 in Darmstadt and Paris. Since 2005, she has been studying Experimental Media Design at the Berlin University of Arts.
Category Short
Year of Production 2005
Director Maria Mohr
Screenplay Maria Mohr
Cinematography Maria Mohr
Maria Mohr
Cast Maria Michel, Maria Mohr, Johannes Lessmann
Producer Maria Mohr
Production Company Maria Mohr Film/Berlin, in cooperation with Universitaet der Kuenste/Berlin
Length 20 min
Format color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Oberhausen 2005, Exis Seoul 2005, European Short Film Biennale Ludwigsburg 2005, Kurzfilmtage Flensburg 2005, Leipzig 2005, Art Film Biennale Cologne 2005, Kassel Documentary & Video Fest 2005, Stuttgart Film Winter 2006, Achtung Berlin 2006, FEMINA Brasil 2006, Expresion en Corto Mexico 2006, Cork 2006, Guanajuato 2012
Awards 3sat Promotion Award Oberhausen 2005, Best Short Flensburg 2005, Lili - Design Award 2005, Best Student Film FEMINA 2006, Best International Documentary Expresion en Corto Mexico 2006, German Short Film Award (Silver) 2005
German Distributor Maria Mohr Film/Berlin

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