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by Kerstin Ahlrichs


Hamburg, mid 80’s, Alex is a cabby because she can’t decide what to do with her life. The Music is hard, pubs are dark and loud. People argue about anything and everything, people constantly smoke – not just cigarettes. Alex is looking for love and freedom and she sleeps with Dietrich – the sex is ok, but it’s far from being love. With Marc, however, a short man of great dignity, she finds more. The passengers she drives are drunks, ignorants and other misfits. She could go on like this forever, or – she could drive away, and leave it all behind her. In doing so, she would lose Marc and not get rid of Dietrich. A little monkey, who shares her desire for freedom, intervenes…

international title: Taxi
original title: Taxi
country: Germany
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Kerstin Ahlrichs
film run: 98'
release date: DE 20/08/2015
screenplay: Karen Duve
cast: Rosalie Thomass, Peter Dinklage, Stipe Erceg, Robert Stadlober, Antoine Monot Jr., Özgür Karadeniz
cinematography by: Sonja Rom
film editing: Florentine Bruck-Ramisch
costumes designer: Katja Waffenschmied
music: Michel van Dyke, Florian Tessloff
producer: Dieter Zeppenfeld, Rudi Teichmann
co-producer: Birgit Rothörl, Wolfgang Rieger, Frank Evers, Helge Neubronner, Jörg Westerkamp
production: B&T Film, Schuberth International Film, Zinnober Film, cine plus Filmproduktion, ApolloMedia
backing: Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Nordmedia, DFFF, BKM, FFA.
distributor: Farbfilm Verleih GmbH
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