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Germany, 1942: in order to protect her son Heinrich, Marianne Meißner tries to make him believe that the Jewish neighbours are going on a journey to “Toyland”. One morning, her son has disappeared - and so have the Jewish neighbours.



Germania, 1942: per proteggere suo figlio Heinrich, Marianne Meißner cerca di fargli credere che i vicini ebrei stiano per intraprendere un viaggio verso la Città dei Giochi. Un mattino il bambino scompare e con lui i vicini.


Category Official Competition
Section Free to Fly
Tipology Short Film
Duration 13' 53''
Production Year 2007
Nationality Germany
Directed by Jochen Alexander Freydank
Screenplay Johann A. Bunners, Jochen Alexander Freydank
Script Johann A. Bunners, Jochen Alexander Freydank
Director of photography Christoph “Cico” Nicolaisen
Editor Anna Kappelmann
Production Design Maja Zogg
Costume Design Katrin Berthold
Sound Martin Hertel
Music Ingo Frenzel
Main cast Julia Jäger (Marianne)
Cedric Eich (Heinrich)
Tamay Bulut Özvatan (David Silberstein)
Produced by Corona Bellin

toyland regJochen Alexander Freydank
Born in 1969 in East Berlin, he directed fringe theatre, commercials and short films. He started his film career as first assistant director and editor before he became a screenwriter for TV and Film. He is working on his first feature film.


Jochen Alexander Freydank
Nato nel 1969 a Berlino Est, ha diretto teatro sperimentale, pubblicità e cortometraggi. Esordisce al cinema come assistente alla regia e montatore, e in seguito scrive sceneggiature per il piccolo e il grande schermo. Attualmente sta lavorando al suo primo lungometraggio.


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