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A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to... See more »

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Carola Mamutelil geb. Lehmann
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Lemalian Mamutelil
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Elisabeth
Antonio Prester ...
Pater Bernardo (as Nino Prester)
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Stefan
Helen Namaso Lenamarken ...
Lemalians Mama
Nicolas Sironka ...
Mini-Chief
Damaris Itenyo Agweyu ...
Asma (as Damaris Agweyu)
Barbara M. Ahren ...
Carolas Mutter (as Barbara Magdalena Ahren)
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Frank
Barbara Herschbach ...
Jenny
Morgan Lematampash ...
Tom
Kiriniyaga Lenamatiyo ...
John
Christine Namkuny ...
Saguna
John Erick ...
Mike
Charles Magati Ongeri ...
Moses
Maya Akinyi Spybey ...
Sarai
Salim ...
Samburukrieger 1
Nicolas Lenarniyu ...
Samburukrieger 2
Christopher Okinda ...
Beamter Infoschalter (as Christopher Odhiambo Okinda)
Paul Ramtu ...
Beamter Maralal
Tony Rimwa ...
Busfahrer (as Tonny Rimwah)
Claire Russell ...
Flughafen Hostess
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raymond Ofula ...
Tribal Chief
Nini Wacera ...
Lesbian Girl in bar

Directed by

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Hermine Huntgeburth

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Corinne Hofmann ... (novel)
 
Johannes W. Betz ... (screenplay)
 
Nadia Fares ... ()
 
Hermine Huntgeburth ... (adaptation)
 
Günter Rohrbach ... (adaptation)
 
Ruth Toma ... (narrator's script)

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François Ivernel ... executive producer
Brendan McCarthy ... executive producer
Cameron McCracken ... executive producer
Martin Moszkowicz ... executive producer
Günter Rohrbach ... producer
Bernhard Thür ... line producer
Jürgen Tröster ... line producer
Mark Woods ... executive producer

Music by

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Niki Reiser

Cinematography by

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Martin Langer

Film Editing by

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Eva Schnare

Editorial Department

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Janina Gerkens ... assistant editor
Bianca Pieroth ... color timer

Casting By

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An Dorthe Braker
Jorgelina Depetris Pochintesta

Production Design by

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Susann Bieling
Uwe Szielasko

Costume Design by

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Maria Dimler

Makeup Department

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Gregor Eckstein ... key makeup artist
Sabine Hehnen-Wild ... makeup artist
Jeanette-Nicole Latzelsberger ... wig maker

Production Management

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Raimund Fink ... unit manager
Wambui Kairo ... production manager
Mark Nolting ... unit manager
Oliver Nommsen ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Hellmut Fulss ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Babett Pönisch ... property master: indoor
Peter Schuler ... construction
Hayo Wolfram ... property master: outdoor

Sound Department

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André Bendocchi-Alves ... dialog editor: 40°Film
Stefan Busch ... supervising sound editor
Claudia Enzmann ... dialog editor
Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard ... foley editor
Nico Krebs ... sound editor
Eckhard W. Kuchenbecker ... sound mixer
Matthias Pasedag ... sound engineer
Philipp Sellier ... foley recordist
Martin Steyer ... re-recording mixer / sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Dirk Lange ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Lutz Lemke ... title sequence designer/animator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Wolfgang Dell ... gaffer
Christian Dlusztus ... first assistant camera
Stefan Falke ... still photographer / stills photographer
Raphael Fink ... best boy
Donat Schilling ... Steadicam operator / steadicam operator
Herbert Sporrer ... key grip
Julian Wiesemes ... video operator

Casting Department

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Thomas L. Carter ... casting assistant

Music Department

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Rainer Bartesch ... conductor

Script and Continuity Department

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Nina Kötter ... continuity

Other crew

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Yasmina Majid ... production assistant: extra shoot, Munich
Appie Matere ... production secretary
Cornelia Popp ... production coordinator
Jule Schulze ... production coordinator
Andreas Schumann ... production assistant
Sally Steele ... publicist

Thanks

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Josef Brandmaier ... thanks: financial support [bbf]

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their food which includes milk mixed with blood. She also has to face her husband's attitude towards women and what he expects from a wife. Nonetheless, Carola is welcomed warmly into the tribe she has chosen to join. Written by Ploy P.

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Also Known As
  • The White Massai (World-wide, English title)
  • La masái blanca (Spain)
  • Valkoinen masai (Finland)
  • Den vita massajen (Sweden)
  • El masai blanco (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 131 min
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Budget EUR7,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend Germany $2,083,857, 16 Sep 2005

Did You Know?

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Trivia The cast and crew lived in tents among the Samburu during the entire shoot. They also studied their language and customs. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #3.14 (2006). See more »

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