Call of the Toad [Unkenrufe]

* Robert Glinski, 2005

Production comapanies: Zieglerfilm Köln GmbH (Germany) Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Film and Music Entertainment Ltd.(UK), Filmcontract Ltd. (Poland)
Backer(s): Filmstiftung NRW, Eurimage, Degeto Film GmbH, Invicta Capital, Televizija Polska, Polish Film Fund, Stadt / City Danzig
Dist (and territory): Kino Swiat (Poland) NFP Neue Filmproduktion tv GmbH (Germany)
Genre: Drama
Producers: Regina Ziegler, Elke Ried, Ursual Vossen, Mike Downey, Sam Taylor, Henryk Romanowski
Director: Robert Glinski
Script: Klaus Richter, Pawel Huelle and Cezary Harasimowicz
Based on the novel by Günter Grass
Director of Photography: Jacek Petrycki
Production Designer: Robert Czesak & Jochen Schumacher
Cast: Matthias Habich, Krystyna Janda, Dorothea Walda, Udo Samel, Bhasker Patel

Synopsis: A serene and melancholy love story between a German man and a Polish woman as they are caught up in the old German-Polish schism and advent of modern capitalism in Poland. Based on the novel by Gunther Grass.

// Festivals

  • Gdynia Polish Film Festival (Sept 2005)

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