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Director:
Writers:
Roald Dahl (story)
Jamie Ruddy (screenplay) ...
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In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Connor Collins
Kenya De Rosa ... Woman
Isabelle Flachsmann ... Klara
Judith Griegossies
Nadja K. Rutkowski ... Second Nurse (as Nadja Rutkowski)
Hans Dieter Trayer ... Alois (as Dieter Traier)
Ulrich Trimpo ... Dr. Bloch
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Directed by
Jonathan Liebesman 
 
Writing credits
Roald Dahl (story)

Jamie Ruddy (screenplay) &
Jonathan Liebesman (screenplay)

Produced by
Andrew Fleisher .... producer
Jonathan Liebesman .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Lukas Ettlin 
 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Liebesman 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nadja K. Rutkowski .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jonathan Liebesman .... post-production sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Burke Heffner .... gaffer
Dylan Sanford .... assistant camera
 

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8 min
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10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A masterpiece of the short film genre., 6 February 2001
Author: alfmuse from Los Angeles, CA

"Genesis and Catastrophe" should be required viewing for all short filmmakers. With a perfect three act structure, pristine direction, eagle-eye cinematography, flawless editing, stellar performances, superb art direction, and dazzling producing, it is a masterpiece of the short film genre.

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