Hanna’s Journey

Feature Film / Germany-Israel / 2014
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  • Production Companies: 2Pilots, Black Sheep Film Productions, Kings & Queens
    Producers: Jörg Siepmann, Harry Flöter, Saar Yogev, Naomi Levari
    Director: Julia von Heinz
    WritersJohn Quester , Julia von Heinz
    Supported by: NRW, FFF, FFA, Israel Film Fund, Jerusalem Film Fund
    Commissioned by: BR, WDR
    German Distribution: Zorro
    Israeli Distribution: Nachshon Films
    Running time: 99′
    Languages: German, Hebrew, English

  • Hanna, a young german, comes to Israel for the most selfish reason: trying to improve her resume – and   thus, her career – with a few months of ‘doing something with Jews’.  Itay, a social worker Hanna meets through work, teases her with Holocaust jokes and cynical comments   about German history. Hanna doesn’t like the jokes and feels that they have nothing to do with her; she feels that the history belongs only in classrooms. over time, questions about her family’s history arise.

  • Julia von Heinz

    Director, born in Berlin. After finishing her cinematography studies, she worked as an assistant to
    Prof. Rosa von Praunheim at the Film & TV University, Berlin. In 2007 she founded Kings & Queens Filmproduktion along with John Quester. Her films as a director won numerous awards around the world including Best German Film, the Bavarian TV Award and the Golden Sparrow Award.
    Filmography: Rosakinder (2013), Hanni & Nanni 2 (2012), Standesgemäß (2008), Was am Ende
    zählt (2007)

     

  • Hanna: Caroline Shuch
    Itai:Doron Amit
    Gertrud: Lia Koenig
    Carsten: Max Mauff  
    Maya: Lroe Richter
    Alex: Trysten Putter
    Uta: Suzzane von Borsody
    Mira: Sigalit Fucs

  • DP: Dniella Knapp                               Production Desigener: Eytan Levi
    Editor: Flroan Mosiage                      Sound Recordists: Ashi Milo, Alon Shapira
    Casting Director: Esther  Kling         Grip: Guy Ne’eman
    Line Producer: Boaz Vexler              Gaffer: Miki Berdugo
    Costume Designer: Hilla Bargil         Make Up Artist: Silke Dotzaur, Ronit Arviv
    Composer: Matthias Petsche

  • Haifa International Film Festival
    Montreal Film Festival
    Internationale Hofer Filmtage
    Shortlisted for a German Academy Award
    Lola@Berlianle