SUGAR

film type experimental film, fiction Production Country Germany production year 2020 runtime 20'30
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Dolby Digital languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch
screening format Media File (ProRes, mp4, mov) aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch

SUGAR, an emotional robot with a soul, fights against the narcissism of socially deadened humans.

https://melhus.de/sugar/

director Bjørn Melhus Animation Antonis Kalagkatsis Besetzung / Cast Bjørn Melhus, Frank Willens Schnitt / Editing Bjørn Melhus Produktion / Production Bjørn Melhus, Yuki Jungesblut Drehbuch / Script Bjørn Melhus Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Roksana Vikaluk, Wolfram Spyra Tongestaltung / Sound Design Wolfram Spyra, Felix Andriessens Szenenbild / Production Design Markus Bertuch Bildgestaltung / DOP Eike Zuleeg
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Festivals
2020 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany (Preis für den besten Beitrag des Deutschen Wettbewerbs)
2020 Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany
2020 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Germany
Production
  • Limboland Productions/ Bjørn Melhus
  • Bjørn Melhus
  • Straßburger Str. 58
  • 10405 Berlin
  • +49 30 28484660
  • http://www.melhus.de
Distribution
  • Limboland Productions/ Bjørn Melhus
  • Bjørn Melhus
  • Straßburger Str. 58
  • 10405 Berlin
  • +49 30 28484660
  • http://www.melhus.de
Sales
  • Limboland Productions/ Bjørn Melhus
  • Bjørn Melhus
  • Straßburger Str. 58
  • 10405 Berlin
  • +49 30 28484660
  • http://www.melhus.de

Bjørn Melhus

Born 1966;
his work expands on the possibilities for a critical reception of cinema and TV;
Bjørn's practice of fragmentation, destruction and reconstitution of well-known figures, topics and strategies of the mass media opens up a network of new interpretations and critical commentaries

Filmography
1990 AMERICA SELLS
1991 DAS ZAUBERGLAS
1995 WEIT WEIT WEG
1997 NO SUNSHINE
1997 BLUE MOON
2001 THE ORAL THING
2003 AUTO CENTER DRIVE
2005 CAPTAIN
2007 THE MEADOW
2008 MURPHY
2009 HECHO EN MEXICO
2010 CENTER OF THE WORLD
2010 AFTERLIFE
2011 I’M NOT THE ENEMY
2011 DAS BADEZIMMER
2012 SUDDEN DESTRUCTION
2014 FREEDOM & INDEPENDENCE
2017 MOON OVER DA NANG
2020 SUGAR
2022 HOMESICK