World soundtrack awards
Zum Geburtstag
Archived: Zum Geburtstag - A Pact (2013)

director: Denis Dercourt

composer: Jérôme Lemonnier
With: Mark Waschke (Paul), Marie Bäumer (Anna), Sylvester Groth (Georg), Sophie Rois (Yvonne), Saskia Rosendahl (Emelie), Johannes Zeiler (Daniel), Markus Quentin (Lukas), Annette Lober (Sabine), a.o.

duration: 83 minutes
Drama, Thriller

Gala Premières and special events
Film Fest Gent - Zum Geburtstag

Former East Germany in the early 1980s. Paul tricked Georg into handing over his girlfriend Anna to him. But the pact they made stipulated that Georg can have her back when he wishes. Years pass. Anna and Paul are successful, married, with two children. Then Georg appears and he has not forgotten the pact.


director: Denis Dercourt
composer: Jérôme Lemonnier
producer: Marcelo Busse
screenplay: Denis Dercourt
Editor: Hansjörg Weißbrich
Cinematography: Matteo Cocco
sound: Felix Andriessens

production company: Mact Productions

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Eng subt.
Country: Germany - France
year: 2013

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DENIS DERCOURT (1964): Le Déménagement (1997), Les Cachetonneurs (1998), Lise and Andre (2000), My Children are Different (2003), The Page Turner (2006), Demain dès l'aube (2009), La Chair de ma Chair (2013), Zum Geburtstag (2013)

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35
FPS: 24

Other festival films by director Denis Dercourt

2013:La Chair de ma Chair
2000:Lise et andre
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