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10 September 2009 (Germany) See more »
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Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosnians. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate. | Add synopsis »
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8 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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riveting look at the aftermath of the Bosnian War See more (8 total) »

Cast

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Kerry Fox ... Hannah Maynard

Anamaria Marinca ... Mira Arendt

Stephen Dillane ... Keith Haywood

Rolf Lassgård ... Jonas Dahlberg

Alexander Fehling ... Patrick Färber
Tarik Filipovic ... Mladen Banovic
Kresimir Mikic ... Alen Hajdarevic
Steven Scharf ... Jan Arendt
Joel Eisenblätter ... Simon Arendt
Wine Dierickx ... Jule Svensson

Reinout Bussemaker ... Carl Mathijsen
Bent Mejding ... Judge Lars Andersen

Alexis Zegerman ... Daliah Sofer
Arturo Venegas ... Arnold Michaels
Drazen Kuhn ... Goran Duric (as Drazen Kühn)
Nadezda Perisic-Nola ... Biljana Duric
Arijana Cigura ... Ana Duric
Sara Hadzibajric ... Sofija Duric
Jadranka Djokic ... Belma Sulic
Emina Muftic ... Hotel Employee Vilina Kosa
Izudin Bajrovic ... Branco Stanic
Leon Lucev ... Milorad Alic
Marinko Prga ... Photographer
Monique Wilsterman ... Debbie Armstrong
Martijn Nieuwerf ... VWU Agent
Dimme Treurniet ... Policeman

Jesper Christensen ... Anthony Weber
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judith Ackermann ... Clerk
Victor Agraz ... Guard Court Room
Samuel Awasum ... Guard Court Room
Alexandre De Tullie ... Zoran Petrovic
Lisa Marie Derew ... Girl at School
Birgit Finck ... Co Judge
Clara Fischer ... Translator
Javier Garcia Armas ... Undecover Men Spain
Udo Hesselmann ... Guard Court Room
Claudia Jakubczyk ... Assistan Defender
Richard Kahl ... Video Director
Morgane Kerbrat ... Translator
Jonas Kern ... Boy at School
Scott Kirby ... Icty Driver 2
Erwin Knelp ... Assistan Defender
Melka Knelp ... Registrar
Frank Robert Kornfeld ... Co Judge
Orlana Kunete ... Hotel Maid Sarajevo
Jonathan Rafael Melian Hernandez ... Undecover Men Spain
Konstanza Preshler ... Secretary Keith
Anna Rodslewicz ... Translator
Willy Thiessen ... Clerk
Elfie Thöne ... Stenographer
Jan Todic ... Guard Court Room
Robert Wedemeyer ... Icty Driver 1
Thomas Wissing ... Clerk

Directed by
Hans-Christian Schmid 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bernd Lange 
Hans-Christian Schmid 

Produced by
Amra Baksic Camo .... line producer: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jeroen Beker .... co-producer
Bettina Brokemper .... co-producer
Ralph Brosche .... supervising line producer
Marie Cecilie Gade .... co-producer
Peter Garde .... co-executive producer
Ulrich Herrmann .... associate producer
Damir Ibrahimovich .... line producer: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Peter Aalbæk Jensen .... co-executive producer
Britta Knöller .... delegate producer
Maria Köpf .... executive producer
Hans-Christian Schmid .... delegate producer
Frans van Gestel .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
The Notwist (score composed by)
 
Cinematography by
Bogumil Godfrejow 
 
Film Editing by
Hansjörg Weißbrich 
 
Casting by
Shaheen Baig 
Orijana Kuncic 
 
Production Design by
Christian M. Goldbeck 
 
Art Direction by
Daniel Chour (supervising art director)
Ben Zuydwijk 
 
Set Decoration by
Birgit Esser 
 
Costume Design by
Stefanie Bruhn  (as Steffi Bruhn)
 
Makeup Department
Heike Merker .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ralph Brosche .... post-production supervisor
Jamila Wenske .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sebastian Alten .... third assistant director
Tobias Asam .... second assistant director
Marijn Braad .... third assistant director
Scott Kirby .... first assistant director
Mirza Pasic .... third assistant director: Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Art Department
Martina Valentina Baumgartner .... assistant production designer
Marijke Brinkhof .... assistant stand-by props: Netherlands
Dragan Denda .... dresser: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Jenny Echelmeyer .... assistant set decorator
Ulrike Gojowczyk .... stand-by prop
Cerin Hong .... art department assistant
Admir Karkelja .... assistant stand-by props: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Vince Kastner .... property buyer
Thorsten Klein .... assistant art director
Tatjana Kovacevic .... set decoration assistant: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Tina Mursall .... assistant property master
Frank Neuhaus .... dresser: Netherlands
Johannes Pfaller .... property master
Sanda Popovac .... art director: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Matthias Prange .... construction foreman
Matthias Prange .... supervising carpenter
Jasmin Rondic .... prop assistant: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Goran Sagolj .... picture car coordinator: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Hedo Saljic .... dresser: Bosnia i Herzigowina
Bettina Saul .... set dresser
Frances Soeder .... set designer
Rosie Stapel .... set decoration assistant: Netherlands
Katja Trambow .... carpenter
Dory van Noort .... carpenter: Netherlands
Anita van Pelt .... prop assistant: Netherlands (as Anita von Pelt)
Rik van Veldhuizen .... dresser: Netherlands
Mena Vennen .... assistant stand-by props
Christian Weber .... carpenter
Dagmar Wessel .... set dresser: NRW
Wolfgang Wrede .... paint foreman
 
Sound Department
Alex Hudd .... sound consultant: dolby
Hadon Install .... boom operator
Patrick Veigel .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Björn Friese .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Stefan Ciupek .... digital colorist
 
Stunts
Jürgen Klein .... stunt coordinator
Michael Mohr .... stunt coordinator
Rainer Werner .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Johnny Feurer .... first assistant camera
Kaja Styczynska .... clapper/loader
Robert Wedemeyer .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Burkhard Eick .... casting: bit parts and extras
Delia Eick .... casting: bit parts and extras
Gregor J. Weber .... casting: bit parts and extras
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daniela Backes .... set costumer
Stella Belli .... assistant costume designer
Genoveva Kylburg .... assistant costume designer
Sanne van Deursen .... assistant costume design: Netherlands
 
Editorial Department
Bernd Hantke .... assistant editor
Steffen Paul .... on-line editor
 
Transportation Department
Ilja Kloppenburg .... production driver: Berlin
Martin Kuschan .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Ermin Bravo .... dialogue coach
Florentin Camerer .... trainee production assistant
Ognjen Dizdarevic .... production manager: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Adis Djapo .... production coordinator: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Annette Drees .... script supervisor
Steffi Hiller .... production accountant
Ernestine Kahn .... dialogue coach
Norbert Klingner .... legal counsel
Amira Lekic .... production coordinator: Bosnia & Herzegovina (as Amira Kresevljakovic)
Gabriele Roß .... production coordinator
Edin Sarkic .... location manager: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Eva Visser .... production manager: Netherlands
 
Thanks
Jakob Arjouni .... thanks
Jakob Claussen .... thanks
Mattias Frik .... thanks
 

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Runtime:
103 min | USA:105 min | Germany:110 min (Berlin International Film Festival)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Germany:12 | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
riveting look at the aftermath of the Bosnian War, 7 December 2011
Author: Roland E. Zwick (magneteach@aol.com) from United States

"Storm" is a superb drama about the continuing search for justice for crimes committed more than a decade ago during the war in Bosnia.

The brilliant Kerry Fox stars as Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor working at the Haige, who is mounting a case against a Yugoslavian army commander, Goran Duric (Drazen Kuhn), who may have played a part in Serbian ethnic cleansing. The equally affecting Anamaria Marinca plays Mira, a young woman who was repeatedly raped under Duric's orders, but who has since moved to Germany to try and forget the past and to start a new life with her husband and young son. Yet, under Hannah's insistence, Mira is eventually convinced to do the right thing – i.e. to come forward as a witness against Duric - at great personal risk to herself and her family.

The screenplay by Bernd Lange and director Hans-Christian Schmid is multi-layered and complex, with each character emerging as a fully fleshed-out human being. Hannah is largely motivated by a righteous zeal and a desire to see true justice achieved through the court of law. Yet, there are moments when her motives are brought into question, when even the man she is dating accuses her of using the case more as a stepping-stone in her career than as a means of achieving a noble ideal. Similarly, Mira is torn between the desire to see that justice is finally done and the understandable need to secure a safe and peaceful life for her and her family. But there are more than issues of mere justice involved here, for by suppressing the horrors of what happened to her in the past, Mira has, in many ways, prevented herself from moving on with her life, a condition she may be able to rectify if she agrees to testify against Duric.

Beyond the character dilemmas, there is the broader issue of whether justice can ever be truly achieved in cases such as these, especially given the delicate political nature of such trials. Too often, for instance, the EU finds itself not wanting to "rock the boat" with present and future member nations and, thus, turns a blind eye to many of the obvious atrocities that have occurred in those places in the recent past.

Rife with human drama and enflamed by a righteous passion, "Storm" is an engrossing and vital recounting of recent tragic history.

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