|Directed by||Sebastian Schipper|
|Written by||Sebastian Schipper|
|Music by||The Notwist, Sophia and others|
|Edited by||Andrew Bird|
|Distributed by||X-Filme Creative Pool|
Absolute Giganten is a 1999 German comedy drama film written and directed by Sebastian Schipper, produced by Stefan Arndt and Tom Tykwer. Set in Hamburg, it depicts how a group of young Germans react to the prospect of one of them leaving forever, and involves drink, V8 engines, and an extraordinary game of table football.
It was Schipper's first movie as a director. In the year 2000 the movie won the German Film Award in the category Outstanding Feature Film.
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Tom Tykwer is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, and composer. He is best known internationally for directing the thriller films Run Lola Run (1998), Heaven (2002), Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), and The International (2009). He collaborated with The Wachowskis as co-director for the science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012) and the Netflix series Sense8 (2015–2018). Tykwer is also well known as the co-creator of the internationally acclaimed German television series Babylon Berlin.
Thomas Schippers was an American conductor. He was highly regarded for his work in opera.
Gundula Krause is a German folk violinist. She lives in Mainz, Roetgen nearby Aachen and East-Clare (Ireland).
Absolute Power is a 1997 American political action thriller film produced by, directed by, and starring Clint Eastwood as a master jewel thief who witnesses the killing of a woman by Secret Service agents. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1996 novel Absolute Power by David Baldacci. Screened at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, the film also stars Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis, Scott Glenn and Dennis Haysbert. It was also the last screen appearance of E. G. Marshall.
De Schippers van de Kameleon (2003) is a Dutch family film with as main characters identical twins Koen van der Donk and Jos van der Donk. The actors are also identical twins, born March 6, 1988. The film is based on the books of Hotze de Roos about the adventures of the twins with their boat, the opduwer De Kameleon.
Herakles (Heracles) is a 1962 short film and the first film by the German director Werner Herzog, then 20 years old.
Frank Giering was a German actor.
Hubertus Castle is a 1934 German drama film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Friedrich Ulmer, Hansi Knoteck and Arthur Schröder. It is an adaptation of the 1895 novel of the same title by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Berge Meere und Giganten is a 1924 science fiction novel by German author Alfred Döblin. Stylistically and structurally experimental, the novel follows the development of human society into the 27th century and depicts global-scale conflicts between future polities, technologies, and natural forces, culminating in the catastrophic harvesting of Iceland's volcanic energy in order to melt Greenland's ice cap. Among critics, Berge Meere und Giganten has the reputation of being a difficult and polarizing novel, and has not received nearly as much attention as Döblin's following novel, Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929).
Dafne Schippers is a Dutch track and field athlete. She competes primarily in the sprints, having previously participated in the heptathlon. She is the 2015 and 2017 World Champion and won silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 200 metres.
A Friend of Mine is a 2006 German comedy drama feature film written and directed by Sebastian Schipper who is a performer as well as a director and screenwriter. The casting was held in Hamburg and filmed in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, and Barcelona. The film tells the story of Karl, an insurance executive, and his friendship with the free-spirited Hans whom he meets after being assigned to spy on a questionable car rental service by his boss. The film was released in theatres in Germany on October 7, 2006 and had a budget of around €2,700,000.
Schipper is a Dutch occupational surname meaning skipper. People with this surname include:
Wim van der Linden was a Dutch photographer and film and television director. As a photographer he documented slums and subcultures in Amsterdam in the 1960s. His "Tulips", one of four experimental and satirical Sad Movies (1966-1967), is praised as one of the dramatic high points of Dutch film history, and with Wim T. Schippers and others he made groundbreaking and controversial television shows for the VPRO in the 1960s to the 1970s.
Victoria is a 2015 German crime thriller film directed by Sebastian Schipper and starring Laia Costa and Frederick Lau. It is one of the few feature films shot in a single continuous take.
Sebastian Schipper is a German actor and filmmaker.
Sometime in August is a 2009 German drama film directed by Sebastian Schipper, starring Marie Bäumer, Milan Peschel, André Hennicke and Anna Brüggemann. It tells the story of Thomas and Hanna, a happily married couple settled on the countryside, whose relationship is challenged when they are visited by Tomas' brother and Hanna's goddaughter. The film is loosely based on the novel Elective Affinities by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Antoine Monot, Jr. is a Swiss-German actor and film producer with both German and Swiss citizenship. He had his breakthrough with the film Absolute Giganten in 1999 and became known to a wider audience especially through his work as a testimonial for technical trade chain Saturn. Since 2014, he has appeared as an advocate in the relaunch of the TV series Ein Fall für zwei.
Roads is a 2019 internationally co-produced drama film, directed by Sebastian Schipper, from a screenplay by Schipper and Oliver Ziegenbalg. It stars Fionn Whitehead and Stéphane Bak.