KRABAT

Genre: Drama
Year of Production: 2006/2007/2008
Co-Producers: Krabat Filmproduktion GmbH, Seven Pictures Film GmbH
Distribution: 20th Century Fox, World sales: Bavaria Film International
Station: ProSieben, Christian Balz
Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner

Screenplay: Michael Gutmann, Marco Kreuzpaintner
Based on the novel “The curse of the darkling mill” by: Otfried Preußler
Casting: An Dorthe Braker
Director of Photography: Daniel Gottschalk
Editing: Hansjörg Weißbrich
Score/ music: Annette Focks
Production Design: Christian Goldbeck
Costume Design: Anke Winckler
Make-up Artist: Georg Korpas und Tatjana Krauskopf
Sound recording: Manfred Banach

Orphaned Krabat goes to work as a miller's boy in a sinister, mysterious mill. There the twelve miller's boys are not only taught their craft but the black art as well. Every New Year's Eve one of them must die, granting the Master another year to live. When Krabat's friend and protector becomes the next victim, Krabat resolves to fight the dark powers to the end.

David Kross (Krabat), Christian Redl (Meister), Daniel Brühl (Tonda), Charlie Hübner (Michal), Moritz Grove (Merten), Hanno Koffler (Juro), Robert Stadlober (Lyschko), Tom Wlaschiha (Hanzo), Sven Hönig (Andrusch), Stefan Haschke (Staschko), Daniel Steiner (Petar), Tom Lass (Kubo), Daniel Fripan (Kito), David Fischbach (Lobosch), Paula Kalenberg (Kantorka), Anna Thalbach (Worschula)

Bayerischer Filmpreis 2009 – „Bester Jugendfilm“, Suggested for Deutscher Filmpreis 2009
Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2008, Berlinale 2009 in der Sektion „German Cinema“

Filmstiftung NRW, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderungsanstalt, BKM, Kuratorium junger Film, MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Media Plus
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