Archive of films They´ve Got Knut / Sie haben Knut
Germany / Austria
2002, 107 min
Section: Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now!
Subtle comedy of manners, set in 1983, centred on a group of left-wing
German demonstrators on a skiing holiday.
Fun and politics make uneasy bedfellows in They´ve Got Knut, a subtle comedy of manners about a group of German comrades thrown together in a ski chalet in the early ´80s. Set at a time when protest marches and anti-nuke demos were all the rage in Germany, but soon to become a thing of the past, pic cleverly adopts a distanced approach by being set just across the border, in Austria. As Ingo (Hans-Jochen Wagner) and Nadja (Valerie Koch) talk through their relationship, there´s a knock at the door and the first of several unexpected guests arrive. The chalet is owned by Nadja´s well-heeled family, and her brother, Knut (Ingo Haeb), has invited his politically active pals without telling her. Then news arrives that "they´ve got Knut."
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About the film
Color, 35 mm
|Section:||Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now!|
|Dir. of Photography:||Benedict Neuenfels|
|Music:||Nick Drake, Bert Jansch, Donna Summer, Heaven 17, Pack Jam|
|Producer:||Peter Rommel, Helmut Grasser|
|Production:||Home Run Pictures, ZDF/Arte (Germany)/Allegro Film (Austria)|
|Cast:||Hans-Jochen Wagner, Valerie Koch, Markus Sieber, Stephan Hornung, Pit Bukowski, Daniel Nocke, Rainer Strecker, Anneke Kim Sarnau, Devid Striesow, Alexandra Neldel, Ingo Haeb, Jimi Lee King, Nina Weniger, Marc Zwinz|
|Contact:||ROMMEL FILM e.K.|
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