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Totem

GER 2011, 86 min

A family’s routine spinning out of control with the arrival of a stranger.

Synopsis

A young woman called Fiona shows up in a city in the Ruhr region to work for the Bauer family as a housekeeper. Mr. and Mrs. Bauer and their children all live their own lives, they coexist without communicating with each other. They fail to realize that Fiona has made a devastating decision. Only the Bauer family’s neighbor starts to suspect that something might be wrong.

Streaming-Info

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Language: German, Subtitles: English

Credits

Director and Screenplay 
Jessica Krummacher
With
Marina Frenk, Natja Brunckhorst, Benno Ifland, Alissa Wilms, Cedric Koch, Fritz Fenne, Dominik Buch, Irmgard Pethke
Director of Photography
Björn Siepmann
Editor
Jessica Krummacher, Heike Parplies
Music
Marina Frenk
Make-up Artist
Katharina Bondzin, Angelika Maria Garus
Costume
Anna Wübber, Sarah Bernardy
Sound
Daniel Schäkermann
Sound Design
Jochen Jesuzzek
Sound Mix
Gerhard Auer, Andreas Goldbrunner
Producers
Martin Blankemeyer, Jessica Krummacher, Philipp Budweg, Timo Müller
Produced by
Arepo Media, Münchner Filmwerkstatt, kLAPPbOXfILME, Lieblingsfilm
In Cooperation with
der Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF)
German Premiere:
17.01.2012, Saarbrücken, Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
German Theatrical Release:
26.04.2012

DVD-Details

Extras
Audio commentary by the director, prose for the screenplay by Jessica Krummacher, read by Marina Frenk, Theatrical Trailer
Language
German
Subtitles
English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
Country Code
Code-free
System
PAL / Color
Length
86 min + Extras
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound Format
DD 2.0 + 5.1
Content
Softbox (Set Content: 1), Original-Pressfolder
Release date
26.10.2012
Rating
From 12 Years

Distribution Details

Screening Format
DCP (5.1)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,85
Language
German Original Version
Promotion Material
A1 Poster, Trailer
License Area
Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Rating 
From 12 Years