Thomas Stuber

2006 Es geht uns Gut
2008 Teenage Angst
2011 Von Hunden und Pferden/Of Dogs and Horses
2014 Tatort (TV)
2015 Herbert/A Heavy Heart

He was born in Leipzig in 1981. After graduating from high school, he completed a number of different internships and assistantships in the film industry. From 2004 to 2011, he studied Stage Direction at the Film akademie BadenWürttemberg. While completing his studies, he received a number of awards for his short film Es geht uns Gut (2006) and for Teenage Angst. Teenage Angst was also invited to screen at Berlin International Film Festival in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section in 2008. His graduating film Of Dogs and Horses won the Student Oscar in Silver as well as the German Short Film Award. His film A Heavy Heart was nominated for the German Screenplay Award.

International Competition

A Heavy Heart / Thomas Stuber

How can you discover the heart of a man under the skin? What about his muscles? Herbert, an ex-boxer, a trainer and an outcast, is suddenly confronted with a turning point in his life and decides that he only has one chance to fix his past mistakes. In his first feature, Thomas Stuber films in an accurate, crystal clear manner the challenges, personal struggles and inner landscapes of his characters.

Director:Thomas Stuber
Script:Thomas Stuber, Clemens Meyer
Cinematography:Peter Matjasko
Editing:Philipp Thomas
Sound:Johannes Doberenz, Kai Tebbel
Music:Bert Wrede
Costumes:Nadine Kremeier
With:Peter Kurth (Herbert), Lina Wendel (Marlene), Lena Lauzemis (Sandra), Edin Hasanovic (Eddy), Reiner Schöne (Specht), Udo Kroschwald (Bodo)
World Sales:Picture Tree International, Germany T. +49 30 4208 2480
Production Design:Sophie Stäglich
Producer:Undine Filter, Thomas Král, Anatol Nitschke
Production:Departures Film, Germany Τ. +49 341 242 5958-0 www.departuresfilm. de
Production Country:Germany
Co-production:Deutschfilm and Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE, Hessischer Rundfunk (Germany)
Format:DCP Color
Production Year:2015
European Premiere

Screening Schedule
OLYMPION:Sunday, November 08, 2015 - 15:30 | ID:214
FRIDA LIAPPA:Monday, November 09, 2015 - 18:00 | ID:345