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The Ghost Writer (2009)
working title The Ghost
german title Der Ghostwriter
movie type Feature Film
directed by Roman Polanski
writing credits Robert Harris
executive production RP Productions, Roma...
distributor diverse
country Germany
genre Mystery, Thriller

Cast  production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Cast Part Dubber / Speaker
Pierce Brosnan  Adam Lang  [L] Frank Glaubrecht  (2010)
Ewan McGregor  Ghostwriter  [L] Phillipp Moog  (2010)
Olivia Williams  Ruth Lang  [L] Katrin Decker  (2010)
Nathalie Griffin  Hotel Maid Natalie  [SR]
Joel Kirby  Ferry Motel Receptionist  [SR] Wolfgang Wagner  (2010)
Cecilia Pillado  The Female Flight Passenger  [SR]
Jules Armana  Hotel guest  [SR]
Mo Asumang  US Secretary of State /Außen...  [SR] Peggy Sander  (2010)
Stuart James Austen  Protection Officer  [SR]
Juliane Beier  Protester  [SR]
Fred Aaron Blake  Soldier  [SR]
Annette Blum  Fotografin  [SR]
Jeff Burrell  Frank  [SR] Nicolas Böll  (2010)
Jaymes Butler  F.B.I Officer  [SR] Axel Lutter  (2010)
Najely Chumana  Gardrobiere  [SR]
Sylke Ferber  Island Ferry Attendant  [SR]
Angelique Fernandez  War Crime Prosecutor  [SR]
Marianne Graffam  Lucy  [SR]
Martin Hentschel  Island Airport Guard  [SR]
Julia Kratz  Woman with Bullhorn  [SR]
Alexander Lammers  Reporter  [SR]
Nenad Lucic  terrorist (FVP)  [SR]
David Masterson  Protestor  [SR]
Alister Mazzotti  Protection Officer #1  [SR]
Susanne Menner  Journalistin  [SR]
Andreas Mintert  Protester  [SR]
Philipp Richter  Protester  [SR]
 Michael S. Ruscheinsky  The CNN Reporter  [SR] Bodo Wolf  (2010)
Julian F. M. Stoeckel  John - (Kellner)  [SR]
Eli Wallach  Vineyard old man  [SR] Hasso Zorn  (2010)
Anne Wittman  CNN Newscaster #2  [SR]
Miriam Hornik  Protester  [BP]
Iris Karina  Woman in Black  [BP]
Marina Kopp  Protester  [BP]
Martin Krah  Policeman  [BP]

Crew production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Departement Credit Name
Accounting Dept. production accountant Paul Meyer-Gerlt
assistant production accountant Christian Wöltche 1. Assistent
assistant production accountant Grit Schlüchtermann
assistant production accountant Lena Schmigalla Assistant Accountant
Camera Department director of photography Pawel Edelman
camera operator Volker Langhoff Video Segments, Making Of, Beach Plates
camera operator Jeremi Prokopowicz
camera operator Sascha Wolfram B-roll & insert-unit
camera operator Patrick-D. Kaethner 2. bzw. 3. Kamera
steadicam operator Marcus Pohlus
first assistant camera Rafael Jeneral B-Cam , Zusatz
second assistant camera Tobias Sebastian Kownatzki 1. Assistent (Plate-Unit)
clapper/loader David Schaufert
clapper/loader Jan Grunwald plate unit + zusatz
eng assistant camera/sound George Jairos Nducha Auto Cue 2nd unit
video playback operator Christopher Haug
Casting casting director Fiona Weir
casting assistant Ruth Key
extras/bit player casting Diana Briant cast, B, Sylt, Peenemünde + Nebenrollen
Costume Department costume designer Dinah Collin
SFX costume Gillian Wood textile artist
wardrobe Dietke Brandt Personal Dresser für Ewan McGregor
wardrobe Natascha Gotowtschikow Personal Dresser Pierce Brosnan
wardrobe Sarah Amft
wardrobe Gabriele Keuneke + crowd fitter
wardrobe Theresa-Anna Luther KB: Dinah Collin/Crowd
wardrobe Vida Wolfbauer
additional wardrobe Barbara Schramm
additional wardrobe Simone Zimmermann
tailor Bärbel Lutter Alterations, 2 weeks
tailor Kerstin Lehmann Tailor
Director's Department director Roman Polanski
1st assistant director Ralph Remstedt auch 2nd Unit Director
2nd assistant director Karin Schelhas Additional Assistant Director
2nd assistant director Ola Czarniecka Addl Assistant Director
2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD Caroline Veyssière
AD Runner / Set-PA Andreas 'Andrew' Hoffmann ADD. 1st AD 1st unit / 1st AD 2nd unit
extras coordinator Sven W. Rothkirch inkl. Casting-Assistenz KD
extras coordinator René Seifert Berlin, Sylt, Dänemark, Penemünde
extras coordinator Silke Mock Berlin, Sylt, Dänemark, Usedom
extras coordinator Moritz Draheim Berlin
extras coordinator Eike Schulz
Editing assistant editor Etienne Boussac 1st Assistant Editor
assistant editor Kai Lamberton 2nd Assistant Editor
assistant editor Vivien Kummerehl nur die 1.Woche
VFX Editor Markus Hagemeier ScanlineVFX
Grip key/dolly grip Elmar Suska Dolly Grip
key/dolly grip Michael Müller [4] 
grip assistant Heiko Klimenko main unit Grip + Car Rigging
Special Constructions Christian Saalfeld Balloonlights
crane operator Oliver Böhm Supertechno 50, Z Head
Lighting gaffer Albrecht Silberberger
best boy Roland Patzelt
rigging gaffer Sascha Wolfram
electrician Alexander Zeihn
electrician Peter Kramer 1st Electrician
electrician Götz Schmidt zur Nedden
electrician Björn Körner
electrician Georg Simmendinger
electrician Golo Jahn
electrician Stefan Graf [1]  Zusatzbeleuchter
additional electrician Oliver Opitz Rigging Unit
additional electrician Philip Fleischer
additional electrician Jannot Borowski
additional electrician Sascha Görlich
additional electrician Sebastian Rösler
additional electrician Marc-Oliver Sartorius
additional electrician Arian Uting
additional electrician Martin Lieckfeld
lighting trainee Jens Thurmann
Makeup Department makeup artist / hair stylist Juliane Hübner hair&make-up crowd
makeup artist / hair stylist Katrin Westerhausen Maskenbildnerin
makeup artist / hair stylist Julia Lechner Hair/Make-up crowd
additional make up artist Katharina Rebecca Thieme Berlin
additional make up artist Valentina Indino
Music composer Alexandre Desplat
Producer producer Robert Benmussa
producer Alain Sarde
producer Roman Polanski
Production Design production designer Albrecht Konrad
assistant production designer Felicity Good
assistant production designer Jennie Konrad Art Dept. Assistant
art director David Scheunemann Supervising Art Director
art director Cornelia Ott
art director Steve Summersgill
assistant art director Stefan Speth Filmarchitekt
set decorator Bernhard Henrich
assistant set decorator Judith Rosskoth Asst. Set Decorator
assistant set decorator Bernd Kröger Photographers Supervisor
concept artist Rainer Stock Concept Illustration
prop master Marcus Haendgen Prop Master
prop master Wolfram Krabiell Prop Buyer/2. Aussenrequisite
prop master Christian Krüger nur in der Vorbereitungszeit
standby props Till Sennhenn
set dresser Christian 'Krishan' Ehlert Lead Set Dresser / Leadman
set dresser Uli Passauer
set decoration buyer Katharina Birkenfeld
artdepartment coord. assistant Christin Busse Artdepartment Assistent
property assistant René Zeunert Prop Shopper
assistant to propmaster /- buyer Sabine Händgen Asst. Prop Master
assistant to propmaster /- buyer Miriam Lehnart Prop Department Trainee
assistent stand by propman Adam Janisch Stand-By Prop Trainee
assistent stand by propman Silvie Sachseneder
assistent stand by propman Solveigh Sprengel Zusatz eine Woche
Greens Person Lothar Riedrich greensman
location scout Maja Hachmann Sylt
set builder Nikolas Lemonidis Kulissenbau, art department Studio Bab.
set builder Helko Klünder und Setbaubühne
stand by set builder Matthias Prange
stand by set builder Roman Berger
draughtsman/set designer Stephanie Raß
draughtsman/set designer Michael Fissneider
draughtsman/set designer Kerstin Blankenburg Construction Babelsberg
scenic painter Fee Doßmann i. A. von: Nico Wallner
scenic painter Dominik Reindl Scenic Painter
scenic painter Ulrich Krüger
scenic painter Stephan Buttchereit
scenic painter Susanne Kleinlein i. A. Spreekulissen,N. Wallner
scenic painter Wolfgang Wrede st.by Painter
Sculptor Brita Hofmann Oberflächenimmitationen Sichtbeton
Sculptor Robert Makolies Oberflächenimmitationen Villa
prop store manager Michael Bortz
graphic artist Robin Haefs Screendesign
graphic artist Henning Brehm
graphic artist Liliana Lambriev Grafische Unterstützung 12.02.–28.02.09
property driver Hannes Bloch
property driver Ali Rüzgar Set Decoration Driver /Fahrer
property driver Richard Ganßauge
Production Mgt. line producer Oliver Lüer
production manager Gabi Lins Unit Production Manager
senior stage manager Michael Guthke Studioleitung Studio Babelsberg
post production supervisor Guy Courtecuisse
production coordinator Felix Manthey Assistent
production coordinator Tine Hoefke
production coordinator Mandy Barchmann
Post Production Coordinator Jane Robertson
assistant production manager Ana Catala
unit manager Sandra Heintje Heine
location manager Tobias Lehmann Asst. Location Manager
location manager Frank Zahl
location manager Dirk Eickhoff für den Sylt und Dänemark Teil
transportation coordinator Martin Kuschan
set manager / 3rd AD Hans-Peter Abts
set manager / 3rd AD Matthew Brown Set-Manager ab Mitte April 2009
Drivers captain Ilja Kloppenburg
production secretary Sylke Ferber
assistant location manager Simon Rühlemann Location Assistant
4th AD / Additional AD Jeronimo Wald
4th AD / Additional AD Kerstin Opgenoorth since shooting day 33
4th AD / Additional AD Matthew Brown
4th AD / Additional AD Roy Luchterhand
set runner Sandra Heintje Heine Zusatz Set- Assi
production driver Andreas Korpel LKW Unit Moves Peenemünde, Strausberg
production driver Bernd Koeppe Cast & Crew
production driver Marco Fischer Head of Swing Gang (tech.)
production driver Johannes Wiedermann Zusatz LKW
production driver Steve Wilks Shuttle Service (extern)
production driver Claudia Haupt & Transportation Coordinator ASST.
production driver Britta Rehm-Frettlöh Sylt Teil
production driver Dennis Erdmann Swing Gang
production driver Steffen Haronitis Daily April 09
production driver Michael Höhne Zusatz
production driver Oliver Geissler Zusatzfahrer
production driver Rene Keil Facillitie Wrangler
production driver Sven-Uwe Daßler
production driver Knuth Sorgers
production driver Matthias Schröter Facility & Driver
production driver Mehmet Atmaca Berlin - Usedom
production driver Marcel Ahrens Cast & Crew
production driver Rocco Simon Coufin
production driver Daniel Schmidt [5]  Fasillitie
production driver Robert Ehlert Trailer Base
production driver Jan Mynter
personal driver Daniel Huhn to Pierce Brosnan
personal driver Axel Hübner Roman Polanski
personal driver Andreas Schumacher producers + Roman Polanski
personal driver Jan Luo to Ewan McGregor
personal driver Paolo Maggio James Belushi & Prod. & Swinger
personal driver Sebastian Gottschalk to Olivia Williams
production assistant Isis Kiwen
Screenplay screenwriter Robert Harris
Sound Department production sound mixer Jean-Marie Blondel
second boom operator Till Röllinghoff Vertretung + EPK Unit
second boom operator Benjamin Benny Dunker und add. Tonmixer
Special Effects special effects technician Jens Dunkel bei Firma Roland Tropp
Stunts assistant stunt coordinator Daniel Stockhorst
fight choreographer Torsten Jerabek Assistant Fight Choreographer
stuntman/woman Matthias Günther Double Pierce Brosnan
stuntman/woman Joshua Grothe Double Ewan McGregor
stuntman/woman Gerd Grzesczak für Buff Conection
stuntman/woman Piet Paes
stuntman/woman Babette Schimanek rolle kellnerin
Visual Effects vfx producer Boris T. Duepré (PIXOMONDO Stuttgart)
vfx supervisor Denis Behnke
vfx supervisor Jörn Großhans
compositing supervisor Andreas Frickinger
digital film compositor Patrick Kreuser Scanline VFX
digital film compositor Daniel Hartlehnert
digital film compositor Sebastian von Overheidt Scanline VFX
Further Crew Personal Assistant Nicola Roloff Mr. Brosnan

Production Companies production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company
Elfte Babelsberg Film GmbH [de]
RP Productions, Roman Polanski [fr]
Runteam Ltd.

Distributors production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company  
Contender Entertainment Group [uk]
Nordisk Film [dk/no]
SND Sociéte Nouvelle de Distribution [fr]
Studiocanal GmbH (formerly Kinowelt GmbH) [de]
Summit Entertainment [us]

Facilities production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
 department company
 Production Design Costumes on the movie
  Costumes PATIN-A SHOP GmbH Kostümequipment
  Costumes Theaterkunst GmbH Kostümaussta... KB: Dinah Collin
  Decoration Kunstleihhaus Bilder Leih
  Decoration Spreekulissen Nicolaus Wallner Sylt und Rømø
  Decoration Unternehmen Schön 30t Gerüstkonstr.Pee...
  Makeup and Hair Maskenatelier Babelsberg Perückenausstattung
  Makeup and Hair on the movie Trailers & Drivers
  Props Blaulicht Media GmbH & Co. KG ... US Police Requisiten
  Props polizeiteam.de Polizeirequisiten
  Vehicles and aircrafts HERO CARS BERLIN amerik.Polizeiautos,...
 Camera Grip CamCruiser Hamburg Kamerafahrzeuge
 Lighting Lighting and Utilities Zasa Lights GmbH | balloonligh... Balloonlights
 Production Finance/Law/Insurance Mecon Media Concept Ltd. Gagenabrechnung (Kom...
  Office Services, -Supplies, Translations Manthey Bürotechnik OHG Kopierer, Drucker
  Production Services DSV Shuttleservice DSV SHUTTLESERVICE
  Production Services Fireset Feuerwehr.
  Production Services Kaffee-Service Berlin Peter Ga... Kaffeeversorgung
  Production Services on the movie
  Production Services Star`s Dinner Express GmbH Catering Cast & Crew
  Production Services Medical Movie Service Set Medic
  Production Services Novos Media - Medien und Films... Daily Driver / Unit ...
 In Front of the Camera Extras/Bit Player Agentur Connection Berlin

Awards production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Recipients Year Award Category  
Roman Polanski 2010 Berlinale 2010 Silberner Bär - Beste Regie won
Roman Polanski 2010 European Film Awards European Director won
Roman Polanski 2010 European Film Awards European Screenwriter won
Roman Polanski 2010 European Film Awards European Film won
Albrecht Konrad 2010 European Film Awards European Production Designe... won
Ewan McGregor 2010 European Film Awards European Actor won
Alexandre Desplat 2010 European Film Awards European Composer won
Alain Sarde 2010 European Film Awards European Film won
Robert Harris 2010 European Film Awards European Screenwriter won
Robert Benmussa 2010 European Film Awards European Film won

Release dates production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Premiere Germany (Movie Theater) 18.02.2010

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production info
 
first shooting day
04.02.2009  
last shooting day
30.04.2009  
  locations Berlin / Pellworm, Schleswig-Holstein / Strausberg, Brandenburg / Rømø, Denmark / Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein / Studio Babelsberg / Insel Usedom.  
  film boards German Federal Film Board: 3,5 Mio. Euro)  
technical info  
  Colour/B&W colour  

Photo gallery production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
  Type Description
posters
stills
press
behind the scene
R. Polanski & C. Pillado reden über The Ghost

External links production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
   
websites
Romanvorlage Robert Harris http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ghost_(Robert_Harris_novel)
The Ghost R. Polanski s Website http://theghost-romanpolanski.com/site.html
trailers
The Ghost Writer - Official Trailer 2010-HD (US) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byl9r7s78Ag&feature=related
Der Ghostwriter - Deutscher Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_tFLQbwG0I
reviews
articles, reports