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Manivelle - Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow
Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow

#2019/052
film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2017 runtime 29' 23"
screening format DCP ratio 1.85:1 colour colour + b/w sound Dolby SR screening format languages Arabic dialogue screening format subtitles German, English, French subtitles
additional screening format media file additional ratio 1.85:1 additional sound Dolby SR additional screening format languages Arabic dialogue additional screening format subtitles German, English, French subtitles

This is the tumultuous story of Manivelle, an automaton whose rise and fall mirrors that of Lebanon itself. Once the wonder of his age, today Manivelle is a rusty and mostly forgotten curiosity. Could the immortal Man of Tomorrow really be dying?

www.cargocollective.com/pfeiffers/manivelle

Officical Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKJAcllbTNM

director Fadi [the fdz] Baki producer Bernadette Klausberger, Niklas Hlawatsch, Jinane Dagher, Sabine Sidawi screenwriter Fadi Baki editor Zeina Abul Hosn Director of Photography Tobias von dem Borne cast Jannick Miklitz, Romy Melhem, Houssam Sabbah, Tony Harouni designer Chris Creatures, Maia El Khouri composer Nadim Mechlawi animation Chris Creatures Other Orjouane Productions
festivals Austin, Fantastic Fest, Austin, USA, United States (2017); Hof, Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Germany (2017) awards Best German Short Film (Candis Award) - Regensburg, Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany (2018); Best Film (Jury Award) - Sapporo, Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Japan (2018)
director
  • Fadi Baki
production
  • Bernadette Klausberger
  • visual stories - Produktionsbuero Pfeiffers GbR
distribution
  • Niklas Hlawatsch
  • visual stories - Produktionsbuero Pfeiffers GbR
sales
  • Niklas Hlawatsch
  • visual stories - Produktionsbuero Pfeiffers GbR

Fadi [the fdz] Baki

Born 1977 in Beirut;
co-founder and co-editor of SAMANDAL, one of the Middle East’s premiere comics magazines, and Beirut Animated, the Lebanese animation film festival;
currently divides his time between teaching, motion graphics, comics and filmmaking

Filmography
2000 It Came from Almakkab
2006 El Burro Magnifico
2007 A Headline Romance
2013 Balut
2016 Shatila