11/15/2019 10:00 pm – Caligari FilmBühne
Germany 2019 79 min German original version with English subtitles
by Carlos A. Morelli
Script: Carlos A. Morelli, DoP: Friede Clausz, Editor: Hannah Schwegel, Music: Florian Sievers, Producers: Jonas Weydemann, Jakob D. Weydemann, Yvonne Wellie, Production: Weydemann Bros., ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel, Cast: Mark Waschke, Anne Ratte-Polle, Kasimir Brause, Finnlay Jan Berger, Anna Brüggemann, Knut Berger, Melanie Fouché
More information: http://www.weydemannbros.com/filme/der-geburtstag
Born in Uruguay in 1977, Carlos A. Morelli studied film directing at the country’s Universidad ORT and screenwriting at the ESCAC film academy in Barcelona/Spain. In 2009, he received a grant from the Berlin artists program of the DAAD. His short film WARISOVER won the Arte Short Film Award at Filmfest Hamburg in 2011. His fiction feature debut MI MUNDIAL celebrated its premiere in 2017 in the competition at South Korea’s Busan Film Festival and went on to become the second highest grossing film at the box office in Uruguayan cinema history.
Filmography (selection): 2011 WARISOVER (short film), 2017 MI MUNDIAL, 2019 MANY HAPPY RETURNS
Awards (selection): Award for Best Film (Shanghai International Film Festival, China 2019), Label “Exceptionally valuable” (German Film and Media Evaluation Organization, Wiesbaden/Germany 2019)