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DOWN THE RIVER

by Marco Mittelstaedt

synopsis

Two old pals lose their work as inland navigators on the River Elbe. Together they set out from Dresden for Hamburg, hoping to find a new job, a new love, a new life. For old time's sake, their road is the Elbe.

international title: Down the River
original title: Elbe
country: Germany
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Marco Mittelstaedt
film run: 92'
release date: DE 24/05/2007
screenplay: Holger Nickel
cast: Tom Jahn, Henning Peker, Steffi Kühnert, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Vilma Fischer, Paul Räuber
cinematography by: Andreas Höfer
film editing: Vincent Assmann
art director: Pierre Brayard
costumes designer: Margot Redmann
music: Lars Löhn
producer: Gudrun Ruzicková-Steiner
production: Luna Film
backing: German Federal Film Board, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
distributor: Zorro Film