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by Xavier Koller


Switzerland, 19th century. 14-year-old Giorgio is sold to a Milanese man who trains him to become a chimney-sweep. When the boy and his friends are threatened by a gang called the Wolves, Giorgio’s friend Alfredo founds a rival gang, the Black Brothers. It’s the start of an adventure with invigorating ups and terrible downs...

international title: Black Brothers
original title: Die schwarzen Brüder
country: Germany, Switzerland
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH (a brand of Telepool GmbH)
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Xavier Koller
film run: 100'
release date: DE 17/04/2014
screenplay: Fritjof Hohagen, Klaus Richter
cast: Fynn Henkel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Waldemar Kobus, Richy Müller, Oliver Ewy, Can Schneider, Javidan Imani, Jasper Smets
cinematography by: Felix von Muralt
film editing: Gion-Reto Killias
art director: Bettina Lessnig
costumes designer: Birgit Hutter
producer: Clarens Grollmann, Fritjof Hohagen
co-producer: Wasiliki Bleser, Wolfgang Herold, Karin Koch, Rainer Kölmel, Alexander Loskant
production: Enigma Films, Herold Productions, Starhaus Filmproduktion
distributor: StudioCanal Germany

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