Sami

Sami, a twelve year old palestinien boy comes to Berlin in search for his brother. He has an encounter with the rather strange 78 years old Shlomo. Because of a misfortune Sami’s appearance changes from an arabic looking boy to a jewish looking boy. Not having found his brother and suffering under cold weather he breaks down. From then on the old man is looking after him and pretends Sami is his grandson when meeting his friends. It quickly becomes apparent that they need each other to survive.
Cast
Ahmad Zaher
Heinz Hellmich
Jan-Geerd Buss
Georg Tryphon
Silke Matthias
Yekta Arman
Samir Fuchs
Buddy Elias
Credits
Script: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali
Camera: Marian Engel
Editing: Anja Siemens
Producer: Sarika Hemi Lakhani
Sound: Heiko Lohman
Music: Nils Frahm
DirectorRegie: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali
GenreGattung: Kurzfilm
Production CountryProduktionsland: Germany
Production CompanyProduktionsfirma: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin
ProductionProduktion: 2008
Recording FormatDrehformat: HDV
Screening FormatVorführformat: 16:9
Frame RateBildgeschwindigkeit: 25 fps
Aspect RatioSeitenverhältnis: 16:9
Sound FormatTonformat: Stereo
LanguageSprache: German
FassungFassung: OV
Running TimeLaufzeit: 35