2020, HD, col., 18’
Sceneggiatura / Screenplay: Marijana Verhoef. Fotografia / Photography: Leyla Hoppe. Montaggio / Editing: Marijana Verhoef, Marina Palma. Musica / Music: Benedikt Schiefer. Suono / Sound: Inge Olmheim, Mladjan Matavulj. Scenografia, costumi / Art Director, Costume Designer: Zoë Agathos. Interpreti / Cast: Dustin Schanz, Susanne Bredehöft. Produzione, distribuzione internazionale / Produced by, World Sales: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB).
A nameless mute appears in an empty field. The widow materialized him from her thoughts to help her out on her farm. Over time, the mute quietly starts yearning to be loved. Once the widow’s son comes to visit, she hides her secret helper in the forest…
Body premiered at the latest Sitges International Film Festival.
“In the body of a silent sunburned labourer, we follow this creature as it is becoming more and more human and desperate enough to put all his desires at stake to get that one moment of true acceptance.” (M. Verhoef)
Born 1986 in Belgrade, Marijana Verhoef is a Berlin-based writer, director and playwright. Graduated in dramaturgy at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, is currently studying film directing at German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB).
filmografia scelta / selected filmography
2016 Aliens doc. cm / sf 2018 Poet cm / sf 2019 Common Sound doc. cm /sf 2020 Leib (Body) cm / sf
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