KALLE KOSMONAUT © Günther Kurth

KALLE KOSMONAUT

A 16-year-old boy wanders through a wasteland in East Berlin. He regrets a momentous act that will change his life significantly. “I really don‘t know how it all started...“

We begin when Kalle is 10 years old. Alone at night in his hood. His first love. Jugendweihe. Friendships and weddings. Trial, conviction, jail. The world outside keeps on turning. Grandpa misses the GDR. Grandma defeats her addiction. Mother lets of fireworks on Kalle’s 18th birthday. The policewoman watches over their neighborhood. After his return from prison, Kalle begins a breathless journey back to himself.

KALLE KOSMONAUT is a documentary portrait over a period of 10 years, an animated journey through Kalle‘s head, a radically honest and at the same time poetic reflection on love, family, fate and guilt – carried by the hope for a better life.


Trailer

photos © Günther Kurth
  • Genre
    Coming-of-Age Story, AnimaDoc, Educational, Family Entertainment
  • CATEGORY
    Documentary
  • YEAR OF PRODUCTION
    2021
  • DIRECTORS
    Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth
  • SCREENPLAY
    Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY
    Günther Kurth
  • PRODUCER
    Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth
  • CO-PRODUCER
    Jörg Schneider
  • PRODUCTION COMPANY
    KMOTO Medienproduktion, in co-production with ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel
  • RUNTIME
    99 min
  • LANGUAGE
    German
  • FESTIVALS
    Berlinale 2022, DOK.fest Munich 2022, Neisse Film Festival 2022, Golden Sparrow 2022
  • GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR
    mindjazz pictures international
  • WORLD SALES
    KMOTO Medienproduktion
    kontakt@kmoto.de
    www.kmoto.de
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