I Will Kill You, Wolf / Ich werde dich töten, Wolf
Wolfgang Petersen, Germany, 1971.
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Script: Wolfgang Petersen
Production company: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
Cinematography: Jörg-Michael Baldenius
Editing: Liselotte Wawiloff
Music: Nils Sustrate
Cast: Ursula Sieg, Wolf Roth, Tilly Zinner, Ingrid Oppermann, Helmut Heckelmann, Theodor Pamin, Alberto Sozzi, Hans Dörnbrandt
Running time: 60'
Wolfgang Petersen's graduation film at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin. A young woman is traveling by train to Berlin to kill her unfaithful boyfriend. The story, a dark crime in its core, is told in the flashbacks.
Wolfgang Petersen, born March 14, 1941, in Emden, grew up in Hamburg. Studied theater arts in Berlin and Hamburg at various drama schools, and at the Film and TV Academy in Berlin, where he directed short films. Worked as assistant director at Jungen Theater, Hamburg, 1960; completed studies in film and theater and worked as stage director and actor at the Ernst Deutsch Theatre in Hamburg, 1964–1969; directed six 100-minute episodes for West German TV series 'Tatort', 1971–1976; directed first feature film, 'Einer von uns beiden', 1973; earned initial international acclaim with 'Die Konsequenz', 1977; directed first American feature, 'Enemy Mine', 1985. Awarded Prix Futura, Berlin Festival, for 'Smog' , 1972; German National Film Prize Best New Director for 'Einer von uns beiden ', 1973, Bavarian Film Award for Best Director for 'Das Boot', 1983.
Location and screening schedule: Dance center, Monday, October 18th at 21.00