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The Chosen Ones

An affecting film about Odenwald School and the shocking revelation of cases of child abuse, that hit the headlines in 2010. The film was directed by Christoph Röhl, who already did the much-noticed documentation “Und wir sind nicht die Einzigen” (And we aren’t the only ones). The setting was located at original scenes, supported by present-day‘s Odenwald School. The main part of the head teacher Simon Pistorius was played by Ulrich Tukur. At his side, Julia Jentsch as the young and highly committed teacher Petra Grust. The multi-honored TV movie was shot in summer 2013, premiered at Munich Film Festival and broadcast on DasErste the following year.

 

Prizes and nominations:

 

nominated for PRIX EUROPE 2014
GOLD WORLD MEDAL – New York Festival 2015

 

Nomininations for Leon Seidel:
Günther-Strack-Fernsehpreis 2015
Deutscher Schauspielerpreis 2015

 

The Trailer is

© Das Erste / Katrin Denkewitz

CAST & CREW

Actors

Julia Jentsch, Ulrich Tukur, Lena Stolze, Leon Seidel, Johanna Gastdorf, Béla Gabor Lenz, Julien Wolff, Leopold Klieeisen, Stella Holzapel, Adam Bousdoukos, Christian Friedel, Rainer Bock, Peter Lerchbaumer, und andere

Director

Christoph Röhl

Producer

Hans-Hinrich Koch

Author

Sylvia Leuker, Benedikt Röskau

Manufacturing line

Thomas Bretschneider

Editorial

Dr. Götz Schmedes, Roman Klink

Press Support

Barbara Feiereis (WDR Presse + Information), Birgit Fehrenkämper-Welp (PR Direkt GmbH)

Producer

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Scene design

Sylvia Leuker, Benedikt Röskau

PRODUCTION DATA / FACTS

TURNING TIME

13.8.-13.9.2013

First broadcast

03.07.2014 Filmfest München, 01.10.2014 um 20.15 Uhr im Ersten

Play time

1 x 90 min