Phoenix

Phoenix

Director: Christian Petzold Cast: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf

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Overview

Phoenix

Nelly (Nina Hoss) is a German woman who survived the horrors of a WWII concentration camp but is left disfigured in this drama directed by Christian Petzold who previously directed Hoss in Barbara. Nelly sets out amidst the aftermath of postwar Berlin to see if she can locate her husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfield) and finds him working at a cabaret club called Phoenix. Her friend Lene (Nina Kunzendorf) urges her to leave Johnny and start a new life with her in Palestine but Nelly stays with Johnny and as their relationship unfolds she learns that he may have betrayed her to the Nazis. ~ Jennifer Lackman

Product Details

Release Date: 04/26/2016
UPC: 0715515174510
Original Release: 2014
Rating: PG-13
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 18,814

Special Features

New conversation between director Christian Petzold and actor Nina Hoss; New interview with cinematographer Hans Fromm; The making of "Phoenix," a 2014 documentary featuring interviews with Petzold, Hoss, actors Nina Kunzendorf and Ronald Zehrfeld, and production designer K.D. Gruber; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nina Hoss Nelly Lenz
Ronald Zehrfeld Johannes "Johnny"
Nina Kunzendorf Lene Winter
Michael Maertens Arzt
Imogen Kogge Elisabeth
Trystan Wyn Pütter Soldier On Bridge
Felix Romer Violinist
Uwe Preuss Club Owner
Valerie Koch Dancer
Eva Bay Dancer
Jeff Burrell Soldier in Club
Nikola Kastner Young Woman
Max Hopp Man
Megan Gay Central Office Staff Member
Kirsten Block Hostess
Frank Seppeler Alfred
Daniela Holtz Sigrid
Kathrin Wehlisch Monika
Michael Wenninger Walther
Claudia Geisler Frederike
Tim Lorenz Phoenix Club Band (Drums)
Paul Kleber Phoenix Club Band (Double Bass)
Ralf Denker Phoenix Club Band (Guitar)
Valentin Gregor Phoenix Club Band (Violin)
Stefan Will Phonix Club Band (Piano)

Technical Credits
Christian Petzold Director,Screenwriter
Simone Bar Casting
Bettina Böhler Editor
Hans Fromm Cinematographer
Tempus Jacek Gaczkowski Executive Producer
K.D. Gruber Production Designer
Florian Koerner von Gustorf Producer
Anette Guther Costumes/Costume Designer
Barbara Kreuzer Makeup
Alexandra Lebedynski Makeup
Dominik Schleier Sound/Sound Designer
Martin Steyer Sound Mixer
Piotr Strzelecki Executive Producer
Michael Weber Producer
Stefan Will Score Composer

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