WANJA

2105, Colour, Germany, Focus on World Cinema

 

Production Team

Director : Carolina Hellsgård

Screenwriter : Carolina Hellsgård

Cinematographer : Kathrin Krottenthaler

Editor : Carolina Hellsgård, Antonella Sarubbi

Cast : Anne Ratte-Polle, Nele Trebs, Viktor Minich, Marko Dyrlich, Michael Baderschneider, Mehmet Yilmaz

Music : Steffen W. Scholz

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Johanna Aust, Filckfilm, Torstr. 110, 10119 Berlin (Allemagne), tél.: (+49 17) 9260 07 47 , info@flickfilm.eu.


 

Synopsis

The former bank robber Wanja is released from a long prison sentence. As her feelings of loneliness escalate, Wanja sets out to find work and construct a new identity. Against all odds she lands an internship at a horse race track. In the stable she gets to know the troubled teenager Emma, and a strong friendship develops between the two women. When Emma slips deeper into her own drug abuse, Wanja decides to rescue her.

 

Director

Carolina Hellsgård works as a scriptwriter, editor and director in Stockholm and Berlin. Her short films, several of which have garnered prizes, have screened at events across Europe. Her directorial debut in features, WANJA was nominated for best first film at this year’s Berlin Festival.


 

Projections

Friday September 4, 2015 - 11:30 AM -
Saturday September 5, 2015 - 08:40 PM -


 

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