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To Life! (2013-2014)
working title Auf das Leben! (aka. Ruth)
german title Auf das Leben!
movie type Feature Film
directed by Uwe Janson
writing credits diverse
executive production CCC Filmkunst GmbH
distributor diverse
country Germany
genre Tragicomedy

Cast  production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Cast Part
Hannelore Elsner  Ruth  [L]
Max Riemelt  Jonas/Victor  [L]
Sharon Brauner  Ruth (jung)  [SR]
Andreas Schmidt  Professor Werner  [SR]
Aylin Tezel  Emily  [SR]
Catherine Flemming  Lydia  [SR]
Markus Maria Profitlich  Hermann  [SR]
Mathieu Carrière  Frisch  [SR]
Nikola Kastner  Eva  [SR]
Julius Dombrink  Pfleger Sebastian  [SR]
Georg Marin  Horst  [SR]
Martin Neuhaus  Dahlmann  [SR]
Michael Starkl  Polizist  [SR]
Serkan Cetinkaya  Alim  [BP]
Frank Jacobsen  Polizist  [BP]
Claudia Raquet  Jüdin  [BP]
Nina Tirpitz  Nachtschwester  [BP]
Nicole A. Zalewska  Die Rothaarige  [BP]

Crew production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Departement Credit Name
Accounting Dept. production accountant Bernd Hein
Camera Department director of photography Peter Joachim Krause
steadicam operator Martin Lippert + 2.Kamera/ 2nd Unit Kamera
1. ac first assistant camera Max Zaher Alexa
1. ac first assistant camera John Bauer B Kamera / 2nd Unit
1. ac first assistant camera Tobias Rost 2DT B-Kamera/2.Unit
1. ac first assistant camera Daniel Grendel Steadycam Focus
2nd ac second assistant camera Laura Nathalie Naschlenas
DIT digital imaging technician Simon Sturzenegger ARRI Alexa Studio (CC & Dailies)
still photographer Julia Terjung
Casting casting director Bo Rosenmüller
extras/bit player casting Johanna Komander
Costume Department costume designer Mirjam Muschel Rückblenden 70er Jahre
assistant costume designer Katja Dotzauer
wardrobe Anselmo Antonello di Meo
wardrobe Maxi Munzert 1970er Zusatzgarderobiere
additional wardrobe Iris Weber-Auvray
additional wardrobe Kirstin Luhmer
additional wardrobe Anne Pohl
additional wardrobe Rachel Vogelheim
costume design trainee Veronica Santos Ruiz
Director's Department director Uwe Janson
1st assistant director Candy Maldonado Agustin
2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD Ireen Kanow
2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD Anne Stoye NRW
script supervisor Marco Gadge
extras coordinator Sven Kämmerer Zusatz
Editing editor Boris Gromatzki Vorauswahl Deutscher Filmpreis
editor Anna-K. Nekarda Co-Editor
assistant editor Satomi Kawaguchi
Grip key/dolly grip Michael Geyer
grip assistant Felix Sablotny 2. Kamerabühne
Lighting gaffer Christoph Nickel
dimmer board operator Anton Meister
electrician Benjamin Taye NRW Teil
additional electrician Sascha Görlich Rigging
additional electrician Arian Uting
lighting assistant Jacob Pertz Zusatz 2DT
lighting assistant Benedict Aufzug
Makeup Department makeup artist / hair stylist Anja Daum
makeup artist / hair stylist Andrea Allroggen 70ziger Jahre
additional make up artist Nadine Seidel 70iger Jahre
Music composer Martin Stock
Producer producer Alice Brauner
co-producer Michael Zechbauer
assistant to producer Bettina Westhausen und Postproduktionsassistenz
Production Design production designer Claus Rudolf Amler
assistant production designer Katrin Kolbe
set decorator Andrea Weitz NRW
construction coordinator Remo Stecher
prop master Björn Holzhausen
standby props Lily Kiera
assistent stand by propman Elisabeth Kozerski
picture car wrangler Olaf Kronenthal (2. unit 1 day)
location scout Raidar Huber
location scout Abi Roos NRW Zusatz
location scout Markus Zimmer Teil NRW
set builder Udo Seitner
set builder Remo Stecher
set builder Ralf Jagnow
property driver Tim Lemke
property driver Robert Braun NRW KÖLN
Production Mgt. production manager Andreas Born
production coordinator Volker Kellner
assistant production manager Henrike Feltner
unit manager Olaf Schwarck
location manager Tobias Lehmann
set manager / 3rd AD Kai Siggelkow
4th AD / Additional AD Christoph Cordes NRW
set runner Rafael Maier NRW
set runner David Koch Für Berlin
set runner Peer Bresser NRW
production driver Steffen Sommer [1] 
production driver Andreas Hauck
Screenplay screenwriter Thorsten Wettcke
Re-Writer Volker Kellner
Idea Alice Brauner
Idea Art Bernd
literary source Stephen Glantz
Sound Department production sound mixer Christian Wegner
boom operator Johannes Blasche
Sound Post Production sound re-recording mixer Dominik Rätz
foley artist Peter Deininger
Stunts stunt coordinator Rainer Werner
stuntman/woman Florian Hotz Stunt Actor
TV-/Web-Content commissioning editor Caroline von Senden
Visual Effects compositing supervisor Max Marvin Kuper Cine Chromatix
colorist Tobias Wiedmer Cine Chromatix

Production Companies production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company
Arte [de/fr] in Zusammenarbeit mit
MZ-Film [de] in Zusammenarbeit mit
ZDF - Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen [de] Koproduzent
CCC Filmkunst GmbH

Distributors production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company  
Camino Filmverleih GmbH [de]
Global Screen GmbH [de] Weltvertrieb

Facilities production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
 department company
 Production Design Costumes COMME des COSTUMES KB: Mirjam Muschel
  Costumes Kostümverleih Johann Vogl KB: Mirjam Muschel
  Costumes Was ihr wollt als COMME des COSTUM...
  Decoration Stoffwerke Marion Herdle Textile Dekorationen
  Decoration Vorfilm
  Props FTA Film- und Theaterausstattu... alle Bereiche
  Props GRAFIKWERK Computeranimation Vi...
 Production Finance/Law/Insurance Mecon Media Concept Ltd. [de] Gagenabrechnung (Kom...
  Production Consulting astRein Fußmatten Fußmattenservice
  Production Services Annette & Lena Seggert Filmcat... Berlin und Köln
  Production Services BlocSec Bewachung/Umsetzung
  Production Services Die Helden der Großstadt catering für berlin
  Production Services hiasberlin Maskenmobil
  Production Services JOLA-Rent Cast Aufenthalte und
  Production Services Mobilespace Produktionsfahrzeuge
  Production Services Neels Mobil GmbH Wohnmobile
  Production Services Richter Recycling GmbH Filmset Entsorgung
 Sound Equipment Christian Wegner
 VFX / Post Production Film Processing/Transfers Cine Chromatix KG Color Grading
  Image/Editing Cine Impuls Film und Video Gmb...
  Sound (Postproduction) Tonbüro GmbH
  Titles Cine Chromatix KG Titeldesign
 In Front of the Camera Extras/Bit Player A Casting NRW
  Extras/Bit Player Agentur Filmgesichter | Johann...

Awards production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Recipients Year Award Category  
Uwe Janson 2014 Int. Hofer Filmtage Spielfilm nominated
Uwe Janson 2015 Los Angeles Jewish Film Fes... Honorable Mention Audience ... won
Uwe Janson 2016 San Diego Jewish Film Festi... Bester Film won

Release dates production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Premiere Germany (Movie Theater) 27.11.2014
Premiere Germany (TV) 05.08.2016 ZDF [de]

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production info
 
first shooting day
12.11.2013  
last shooting day
18.12.2013  
  locations Berlin  
  runtime 87 min.  
  film boards Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg: 150.000 €
Film- und Medienstiftung NRW: 200.000 € (Produktionsförderung Kino)
Filmbüro Nordrhein-Westfalen: 200.000,- €
German Federal Film Board: 318.432,- €
 
technical info  
  Colour/B&W colour  

External links production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
   
websites
FBW Prädikat wertvoll http://www.fbw-filmbewertung.com/film/auf_das_leben
trailers
Offizieller Trailer auf YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h516DtdMzSo
reviews
articles, reports