Die Ensamkeit der Krokodile (2000)

Die Ensamkeit der Krokodile
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Dirk Kurbjuweit Source Material (from novel) n/a 120793 4000002
Jobst Oetzmann Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Harald Kugler Producer n/a 3 3000002
Hanno Lentz Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Christel Sukow Editor n/a 172 7000001
Andreas Woelki Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Monika Bauer Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Dieter Schliep Music n/a 120781 8000001
Molly von Furstenberg Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jobst Oetzmann Director n/a 2 2000001
Julia Jaeger Actor Heike 1 1000004
Rosemarie Fendel Actor Aunt Gisela 1 1000003
Thomas Schmauser Actor Gunther 1 1000002
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey Actor n/a 1 1000005
Renate Krossner Actor n/a 1 1000006
Hans-Michael Rehberg Actor n/a 1 1000009
Dynelle Rhodes Actor Mary 1 1000008
Ernst Stotzner Actor n/a 1 1000007
Janek Rieke Actor Elias 1 1000001
Synopsis
Traces the investigation of aspiring journalist Elias into the suicide of his eccentric cousin Gunther. Growing up in a southern German village, life was difficult for bright, sensitive Gunther. Every day was a struggle to maneuver through the suffocatingly cruel world in which he lived. As a child, Gunther was relegated by overprotective parents to the confines of his family's butcher shop. In this setting, the imaginative Gunther attempted to create a passionate, idealistic life amid squealing expiring pigs and skirling meat saws. Beyond the domestic sphere, Gunther developed offbeat, tender human relationships that his family categorically rejected. Exploring his cousin's tragic failure to overcome the narrow-mindedness of his community, Elias himself encounters local hostility.
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