Tuvalu (2001)

Tuvalu
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 41mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Araksi Mouhibian Editor n/a 172 7000001
Emil Christov Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Borrana Dermendjiana Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Michaela Beck Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Jurgen Knieper Music n/a 120781 8000001
Alexander Manasse Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Svetlozar Georgiev Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000002
Jorg Theil Sound Designer n/a 120915 14000001
Boriana Mintcheva Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Alexander Manasse Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Veit Helmer Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
George Balkanski Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Djoko Rossich Actor Gustav 1 1000005
E J Callahan Actor Inspector 1 1000004
Terrence Gillespie Actor Gregor 1 1000003
Philippe Clay Actor Karl 1 1000002
Catalina Murgea Actor Martha 1 1000006
Tudor Georgiev Actor Policeman 1 1000007
Vladimir Andreev Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Veit Helmer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Veit Helmer Director n/a 2 2000001
Chulpan Khamatova Actor Eva 1 1000008
Denis Lavant Actor Anton 1 1000001
Synopsis
"Tuvalu" is the name of an island which Anton dreams of escaping to -- a dream which seems unlikely to come true, given that he works as the maintenance man at the dilapidated and largely deserted pool owned by his father. Located in the middle of nowhere, the pool has been going out of business for years, but Anton goes to elaborate measures to convince his blind father that the pool is still popular and frequented. When Anton's entrepreneur brother Gregor hatches a scheme to have the pool razed and sold off as real estate, Anton must enlist the help of the few regulars who support the pool. Banding together, the group atempts to save the pool from a health inspection that will put it out of business, while Anton tries to win the love of his longtime friend Eva.
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