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Kafka's The Burrow (2013-2014)
working title Der Bau
german title Kafkas Der Bau
movie type Feature Film
directed by Jochen Alexander Freydank 
writing credits Jochen Alexander Freydank 
executive production Mephisto Film GmbH
distributor diverse
country Germany
genre Drama, film based on literary source

Cast  production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Cast Part
Axel Prahl  Franz  [L]
Kristina Klebe  Ehefrau von Franz  [L]
Robert Stadlober  Wachmann  [L]
Devid Striesow  Workman  [L]
Josef Hader  Hausmeister  [SR]
Fritz Roth  Security  [SR]
Roeland Emanuel Wiesnekker  Nachbar  [SR]
Reiner Heise  Chef  [SR]
Claudia Hübschmann  Sekretärin  [SR]
Gabriela Krestan  Ältere Dame  [SR]
Erwin Leder  Obdachloser  [SR]
Torsten Michaelis  Möbelpacker  [SR]
Mirjam Novak  Kellnerin  [BP]

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Departement Credit Name
Accounting Dept. production accountant Bernd Hein
Camera Department director of photography Egon Werdin
2nd unit dop Martin Leitsch
drone camera operator Nikolaj Georgiew
steadicam operator Moritz Anton A Kamera Operator/ Steadicam
steadicam operator Michael Ole Nielsen
first assistant camera Tony Hofmann A Kamera (ARRI ALEXA)
first assistant camera Nadine Willeke 2. Unit und B-Kamera
second assistant camera Maximilian Förster
DIT digital imaging technician Philipp Chudalla incl. Muster am Set
Casting casting director Karen Wendland
Costume Department costume designer Heike Fademrecht
assistant costume designer Ricarda Gerhard
wardrobe Jekaterina Kautz
costume dyeing Sonia Inés Rocha KB Heike Fademrecht
Director's Department director Jochen Alexander Freydank
1st assistant director Philip Christen
1st assistant director Patrick Simmer Second Unit
2nd2nd resp. third assistant director Lydia Bruna
script supervisor Susanne Liebetrau
Editing editor Philipp Schmitt
Grip key/dolly grip Frank (Schmidti) Schmidt
multicopter pilot Martin Rinderknecht DIGICOPTER RED EPIC
Lighting gaffer Frank Marggraf
gaffer Frank Semerau für Vorbereitung + 2nd-unit
best boy Frank Semerau
electrician Benjamin Gores
electrician Oliver Täubrich 3 Wochen Saarland
Makeup Department makeup artist / hair stylist Ragna Jornitz
makeup artist / hair stylist Wolfgang Böge Chefmaskenbildner
Producer producer Jochen Alexander Freydank
Production Design production designer Tom Hornig
art director Lutz Hornig
prop master Margrit Meyndt
standby props Sarah Schindler
set builder Christian Meinherz
set builder Stephan von Tresckow
Production Mgt. line producer Dirk Funke 2012-2015
production manager Dirk Funke 2012/2013
production manager Oliver Röpke Vorbereitung
assistant production manager Jennifer Haack
Post Production Assistant Zwi Zausch
unit manager Corona Bellin + 1st AD
set manager / 3rd AD Patrick Simmer Auch Motivaufnaheleitung
set manager / 3rd AD Ender Firat Ab Drehtag 11, Saarland
4th AD / Additional AD Franziska Schnorr
Screenplay screenwriter Jochen Alexander Freydank
literary source Franz Kafka
Sound Department production sound mixer Jörg Wiegleb
boom operator Roland Eickhoff
Sound Post Production sound re-recording mixer Jörg Höhne
sound designer Markus Glunz
sound designer Sven Serfling
dialogue editor Kai-Uwe Koch / ADR
TV-/Web-Content commissioning editor Christian Bauer
commissioning editor Andreas Schreitmüller
commissioning editor Birgit Metz
commissioning editor Claudia Gladziejewski
Visual Effects vfx supervisor Frank Kaminski Saarbrücken, Luxemburg
digital film compositor Philip Nauck
colorist Dirk Meier

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company
Arte Senderbeteiligung
BR Bayerischer Rundfunk Senderbeteiligung
SR - Saarländischer Rundfunk Senderbeteiligung
Mephisto Film GmbH

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company  
Beta Cinema Weltvertrieb
Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH

Facilities production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
 department company
 Production Design Costumes Wellenstein zeitgenössische Ko... KB: Heike Fademrecht
 Camera Cameras and Utilities Cine-Mobil GmbH Kamera; Licht; Bühne
  Grip DIGICOPTER® Kameradrohne 4k
 Production Finance/Law/Insurance Mecon Media Concept Ltd. Gagenabrechnung (Kom...
 VFX / Post Production Sound (Postproduction) Studio Mitte

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Recipients Year Award Category  
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2014 Warsaw Film Festival [pl] Free Spirit Competetition nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2014 Busan International Festiva... Flash Forward nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2014 Shanghai Int. Film Festival... Focus nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2015 Max Ophüls Preis Wettbewerb Langfilm nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2015 Festival des Deutschen Film... Wettbewerb nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2015 Edinburgh Int. Film Festiva... New Perspectives nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2015 Bari Int. Film Festival [it... International Panorama nominated
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2015 Filmfest Prag [cz] Focus nominated
Tom Hornig 2015 Neisse Film Festival bestes Szenenbild won
Jochen Alexander Freydank 2016 Cleveland Int. Film Festiva... World Tour nominated
Kristina Klebe 2016 Jupiter Award Beste Schauspielerin Nation... nominated

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Premiere Germany (Movie Theater) 09.07.2015

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production info total shooting days
24  
first shooting day
29.01.2013  
last shooting day
08.03.2013  
  runtime 110 min.  
  film boards nordmedia: 75.000,- € (Produktion)
Film- und Medienstiftung NRW: 225.000,- € (Produktion)
German Federal Film Board: 181.235,- €
BKM: 10.000 € (Verleihförderung)
 
technical info  
  Aspect ratio Cinemascope (1 : 2,39)  
  Colour/B&W colour  

External links production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
   
websites
Offizielle Homepage http://www.kafkas-the-burrow.com/
trailers
Kinotrailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MuvOhPFg10
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