The Ferryman (Der Fährmeister)

Screening: Friday, June 13, at 23:00 (BEST OF GERMANY I)


Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2007
Duration: 15′
Category: Fiction

Director: Joerg Bruhn
Screenplay: Joerg Bruhn
Cinematographer: Franz Rath
Editor: Jessica Ehlebracht
Music: Andre Feldhaus
Producer: Saskia Wegelein
Cast: Guenter Lamprecht, Radik Golovkov, Marie-Christine Friedrich

Synopsis: The countryside at night, a lonely road and a hearse. This is the story of the old ferryman who guides the souls of the deceased from the world of the living to the world of the dead. And of Andrew who is entangled in his memories and his belief that death holds some kind of truth.

Festivals & Awards: Nominee for Best German Short Film Potsdam Germany 2007, International Short Film Festival zwergWERK Oldenburg Germany 2007 (Audience Award), International Vilnius Short Film Festival Lithunia 2008, Filmfest Weiterstadt Germany 2007, Filmfest Eberswalde Germany 2007, Short Film Festival Biberach Germany 2007, Short Film Festival Braunschweig Germany 2007