Starring Michael Koltes as Wilhelm Gerstein, Katharina Sellner as Elena Gerstein, Victor Ptak as Begovich, Elias Buehler as German Messenger, Rachael Harding as Alina, Rebecca Stephenson as Brigette and Oliver Whitehouse as Hugo Gerstein.
A short drama based on the true account of Kurt Gerstein, an enlisted Waffen SS Officer during the Nazi Parties infamous reign over Germany. The film is centred around the struggles of the German people who were not supportive of the war or the actions of the SS.
Filmed on location at Bantock House and Staffordshire area, England for my final year graduation film at Staffordshire University. Also my first attempt at filming in the German language.
Shot on Canon 550D with 18-55mm and 50mm lens. Edited and graded in FCP.
£500 budget and 2 shoot days.