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Die Spieler
The Players

#2019/021
film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2018 runtime 24'
screening format DCP ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) colour colour sound Dolby Digital screening format languages German dialogue screening format subtitles English subtitles
additional screening format blu-ray additional ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) additional sound Dolby Digital additional screening format languages German dialogue additional screening format subtitles English subtitles

THE PLAYERS is a parable about play instinct and freedom, at the same time being a portrait of the Berlin night and its figures. Paul, a young poker player meets Fatih, a taxi driver, who has not played for some years. Both become part of a momentuous bet.

director Samuel Auer producer Tobias Gaede, Tamara Erbe screenwriter Samuel Auer editor Wiebke Henrich Director of Photography Lukas Eylandt cast Valentin Erb designer Annika Klintmalm, Freia von Schichow composer Bertram Denzel animation Bruno Eritt film school Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
festivals Berlin, interfilm Berlin, Germany (2018); Brest, Brest European Short Film Festival, France (2018); Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Germany (2018); Emden-Norderney, Internationales Filmfest Emden-Norderney, Germany (2018); Lünen, Kinofest Lünen, Germany (2018); Biberach, Biberacher Filmfestspiele, Germany (2018) awards Short-Plus-Award - Starnberg, Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival, Starnberg, Germany (2018)
director
  • Samuel Auer
  • www.samuelauer.com
production
  • Josephine Aleyt
  • Deutsche Film- und Fernseh- akademie Berlin
  • Potsdamer Str. 2
  • 10785 Berlin
  • +49.(0)30.25759152
  • www.dffb.de
distribution
  • Josephine Aleyt
  • Deutsche Film- und Fernseh- akademie Berlin
  • Potsdamer Str. 2
  • 10785 Berlin
  • +49.(0)30.25759152
  • www.dffb.de
sales
  • Josephine Aleyt
  • Deutsche Film- und Fernseh- akademie Berlin
  • Potsdamer Str. 2
  • 10785 Berlin
  • +49.(0)30.25759152
  • www.dffb.de

Samuel Auer

Born 1986 in Hamburg;
studied media, communication sciences and history in Erfurt;
since 2012 studies directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB)

Filmography
2013 Masken
2014 Mama
2014 Stockholm Syndrome
2015 Ain’t no mountain high enough
2016 Glückskind
2017 Heimat
2018 Night Owls
2018 Chaos