Matter Sommer
in the rough

film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2023 runtime 19'00 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Surround languages Deutsch, Litauisch Subtitles Deutsch, Englisch

13-year-old Linus, the son of success-driven German-Lithuanian parents, begins to question the values of the adult world when he meets the fisherman Arūnas during a holiday in Lithuania.

director Julius Gintaras Blum Drehbuch / Script Malgorzata Zglinska, Julius Gintaras Blum Bildgestaltung / DOP Leon Hörtrich Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Demian Martin, Julius Gintaras Blum Schnitt / Editing Jan Wollenschläger Szenenbild / Production Design Unė Kormilcevaitė Produktion / Production Fabian Leonhardt, Malgorzata Zglinska, Janick Gootz Besetzung / Cast Linus Kranich, Arūnas Pakulevičius, Gabija Jaraminaitė, Mathis Lenz Reinhardt film school Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Festivals
2023 Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, Korea (Republic of)
2023 Festival Finále Plzeň, Czech Republic
2023 PROVINZIALE - Filmfest Eberswalde, Germany
2023 Festival Tous Courts d'Aix-en-Provence, France
2023 Filmschau Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany
2024 Watersprite Cambridge International Student Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
School
Production
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Eva Steegmayer
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 7141 96982179
  • http://www.filmakademie.de
Distribution
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Eva Steegmayer
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 7141 96982179
  • http://www.filmakademie.de
Sales
  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Eva Steegmayer
  • Akademiehof 10
  • 71638 Ludwigsburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 7141 96982179
  • http://www.filmakademie.de

Julius Gintaras Blum

Julius Gintaras Blum was born in Dresden in 1995. Following professional education as a media designer for film and sound, he worked as a freelance director and DoP on documentaries, short films and commissioned work. Since 2019 he has been studying directing documentary film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Filmography
2017 AUF DEM PODIUM - EIN PORTRAIT
2022 FLUGVERSUCHE
2022 YONII
2022 CHEMKIDS
2023 MATTER SOMMER