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Release Date:
19 January 2012 (Germany) See more »
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Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country... See more » | Add synopsis »
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16 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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Daily Briefing. Rivette, Shirley Clarke, German Film Awards
 (From MUBI. 28 April 2012, 11:52 AM, PDT)

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A powerful and impressively realistic piece of art See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Alina Levshin ... Marisa
Jella Haase ... Svenja
Sayed Ahmad ... Rasul (as Sayed Ahmad Wasil Mrowat)
Gerdy Zint ... Sandro
Lukas Steltner ... Markus
Sven Splettstößer ... Uwe Trinkhaus (as Sven Splettstösser)
Anne Laszus ... Melanie
Elias Raudith ... Benny
Winnie Böwe ... Andrea
Rosa Enskat ... Bea

Uwe Preuss ... Oliver
Najebullah Ahmadi ... Jamil (as Najebullah 'Najeb' Ahmadi)
Klaus Manchen ... Großvater Franz
Falko Göthe ... Buster
Maik Hennecke ... Mike
Jonas Steinacker ... Dennis
Haymon Maria Buttinger ... Clemens
Andreas Leupold ... Detlef
Ramona Kunze-Libnow ... Frau Kachel
Hanna Höppner ... Marisa Kind
Helmut Rosentreter ... Lupo
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Directed by
David Wnendt 
 
Writing credits
David Wnendt (by)

Produced by
René Frotscher .... producer
Holger Lochau .... line producer: HFF
Alexander Martens .... executive producer
Eva-Marie Martens .... executive producer
Helke Misselwitz .... creative supervising producer: HFF
Jörg Schneider .... commissioning editor: ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel
 
Original Music by
Johannes Repka 
 
Cinematography by
Jonas Schmager 
 
Film Editing by
Andreas Wodraschke 
 
Casting by
Ulrike Müller 
 
Production Design by
Jenny Rösler  (as Jenny Roesler)
 
Costume Design by
Nicole Dinges  (as Nicole Hutmacher)
 
Makeup Department
Jana Schulze .... key makeup artist
Christin Läßig .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Nadine Tschöpe .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Sophie Stäglich .... production manager
Christopher Huck .... assistant set manager (uncredited)
Uli Kunz .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Johannes Schuchardt .... set manager (uncredited)
Volker Zobelt .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Janina Huettenrauch .... first assistant director (uncredited)
Volker Mühlbrant .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Boris Frentzel .... set builder
Carina Görbig .... art department trainee (uncredited)
Thomas Hainich .... stand-by props (uncredited)
Maria Klingner .... assistant production designer (uncredited)
Arndt Kühne .... property master (uncredited)
Felix Manchon .... set painter (uncredited)
Steffen Petschauer .... set builder (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Paul Rischer .... sound designer
Zofia Morus .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Silvio Naumann .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Paul Rischer .... sound mixer/re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Peter Roigk .... foley artist (uncredited)
Paul Wollstadt .... boom operator / foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Steffen Petschauer .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Sandra Neundorf .... digital post supervisor (uncredited)
Niklaas Warda .... titel designer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Sigo Heinisch .... stunts (uncredited)
Boris Methner .... stunts (uncredited)
Asuka Tovazzi .... precision driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kristian Müller .... assistant camera
Dirk Eichler .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Pit Holleber .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Tino Hopf .... electrician (uncredited)
Alexander Janetzko .... still photographer (uncredited)
Ricardo Kaufmann .... still photographer (uncredited)
Harald Mellwig .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Alexander Schaak .... gaffer (uncredited)
Christian Scheunert .... digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Andreas Steffan .... second unit assistant camera (uncredited)
Anne Stubenrauch .... assistant electrician (uncredited)
Günther Thomas .... electrician (uncredited)
Jens Wanzeck .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eva Brox .... costume trainee (uncredited)
Nicole Dinges .... costumer (uncredited)
Melanie Hug .... costume supervisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Tino Mensel .... on-line editor
Sebastian Bonde .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Davide de Feudis .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Tina Pepper .... composer: additional music (as Tina Rupp)
Boris Bojadzhiev .... assistant to composer (uncredited)
Kahlil Feegel .... additional music (uncredited)
Linus Nickl .... pro tools operator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Marc Wadewitz .... prop driver
Thomas Harre .... production driver (uncredited)
Willy Necke .... production driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Amit Chandihok .... translator (uncredited)
Kathleen Döbbel .... set runner (uncredited)
Philipp Herrling .... accountant (uncredited)
Burkart Hofmann .... traffic blocker (uncredited)
Anne Kodura .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Christoph Kukula .... production secretary (uncredited)
Martin Lischke .... location manager (uncredited)
Gabriela Richter .... production accountant (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kriegerin" - Germany (original title)
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Germany:100 min | Argentina:100 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Continuity: The mirror on the left side of the car is kicked of by Rasul. When Marisa is filmed sitting inside the car, you can see the mirror. When she gets out of the car the mirror is gone again.See more »

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7 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A powerful and impressively realistic piece of art, 1 October 2012
Author: ek-hlewagastir from Italy

Kriegerin/Combat Girls is the last film of a kind that has become one of Germany's finest exports. I am thinking of films like "Das Experiment" and "Die Welle" which, directly or indirectly, investigate what lies behind a dictatorship like Nazism and the dangers of falling into one again, which sometimes may seem far away. With this film, this time we are taken very close to the reality of a small (supposedly East) German town where far-right extremists rule the place and intimidate migrants. The point of view is entirely coincident with the main character, Marisa (award-winner Ukrainian-born Alina Levshin), who plays the passionate girlfriend of one of the gang's most violent and dangerous subjects. Her acting is amazing and, as already stated by another reviewer, it brings the film to a totally different level giving it the effectiveness of a documentary. The film is essentially about a girl who seems to know very well what she wants (to the extent that her whole body is covered in tattoos which are also political statements), while in fact some events will force her to reconsider not only her set of values, but also a relationship with a man whose deep love quickly turns into the deepest hate. On the background, there is a side story about Marisa's dying Nazi grandfather. She doesn't want to accept that he had been violent to her own wife before she was born, and that relates directly to the violence she in turn has chosen to surround herself with. A 15 years old seeking to be accepted into the gang is also dragged into this spiral of hate and violence - a consequence of her dominating father - until she understand what that really means. The third girl of the gang is always in the background, she's very passive and hardly talks and shows a melancholy which turns out to be a result of life's injustice. This is in my opinion the best German film since Gegen die Wand/Head On. Both educational and a piece of -literally- screaming art. A must see!

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