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Tarragona: Paradise on Fire ()

Tarragona - Ein Paradies in Flammen (original title)
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In 1978, a Spanish coastal camping full of German tourists exploded after a tragic accident. This is their story.

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Dietmar Fechter
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Ulrike Braun
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Andreas Braun
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Martin Feldmann
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Katharina Wolters
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Walter Köhler
Nina Proll ...
Bärbel
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Hans Bach
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Dirk Köhler
Peter Benedict ...
Hannah's brother-in-law
Emmanuelle Boidron ...
Hannah
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José Rodríguez
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Miguel Mendes
Daniel Fehlow ...
Mauricio Mendes
Vanessa Berthold ...
Sabine
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Michael
Fabio Liedtke ...
Timmy
Anne-Luise Tietz ...
Maike (as Anne Luise Tietz)
Till Grönemeyer ...
Biker
Thomas Balou Martin ...
Dr. Kröger
Sigrid Burkholder ...
Maria Bach
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rolf Berg
Rodrigo del Solar ...
Tourist
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Bundeswehrsoldat
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Farmacist (as Juan Carlos Lopez)
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Oberstleutnant Bending
Daniela Stein ...
Bikerin
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Offizier
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Pilot Learjet
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Oberstleutnant Bending

Directed by

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Peter Keglevic

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Timo Berndt ... ()

Produced by

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Dominik Frankowski ... junior producer
Volker Hahn ... line producer
Rolant Hergert ... producer
Ica Souvignier ... producer
Michael Souvignier ... producer

Music by

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Jürgen Ecke

Cinematography by

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Alexander Fischerkoesen

Film Editing by

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Moune Barius

Editorial Department

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Anna-Julia Geyer ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Die Besetzer
Cornelia von Braun

Production Design by

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Matthias Kammermeier

Art Direction by

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Mukesh Arya
Matthias Kammermeier

Costume Design by

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Ulrike Schütte

Makeup Department

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Maike Heinlein ... makeup artist
René Jordan ... makeup artist
Erwin H. Kupitz ... wig maker
Birger Laube ... special makeup effects artist: dummies
Marcus Michael ... special makeup effects artist
Nicola Pandel ... special makeup effects artist
Gerd Zeiss ... makeup artist
Johanna Koch ... lab technician (uncredited)

Production Management

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Georg Kuch ... production manager
Elke Sasserath ... first unit manager
Javier Torreiro ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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François Doge ... second unit director
Marco Postrak ... second assistant director
Chris Tromboukis ... first assistant director
Constanze Waeger ... trainee assistant director
Peter Wedel ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Tim Bentlage ... assistant property master: indoor
Hans-Jörg Bergen ... set builder
Torsten Brauer ... carpenter
Agi Ariunsaichan Dawaachu ... storyboard artist
Eric Dillinger ... property master: outdoor
Erato Evangelou ... property master: outdoor
Joe Fesser ... construction coordinator
Andrea Glufke ... property master: outdoor
Stefanie Gros ... set dresser
Martin Küster ... property master: indoor
Tom Mirus ... carpenter
Jan Naumann ... carpenter
Kristin Osterhoff ... assistant property master: outdoor
Arndt Pätzoldt ... carpenter
Pit Schnell ... painter
Burghard Stephan ... carpenter
Ilona Vovchyk ... concept designer

Sound Department

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Philipp Baur ... assistant audio engineer
Andreas Biegler ... supervising sound editor
Romain Drouillon ... french dubbing mixer / french dubbing recordist
Joo Fürst ... foley artist
Michael Hinreiner ... re-recording mixer
Micki Joanni ... adr editor
Benedikt Just ... sound designer

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Juan Antonio Gómez ... special effects technician
Helmut Neudorfer ... special effects technician

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Jan Adamczyk ... digital compositor
Jörg Baier ... digital compositing artist: Scanline VFX
Johannes Bogenhauser ... visual effects artist
Moritz Eiche ... digital compositor: Scanline VFX
Andreas Fröhlich ... colorist
Michael Ralla ... digital compositing artist: Scanline VFX
Christian Riebe ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Bruno Montani ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Águeda Balogh ... second assistant camera
Martín Cáceres ... electrician
Benji Fischer ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Benjamin Fischer)
Dominik Fischerkoesen ... trainee grip
David Heller ... second assistant camera
Daniel Horn ... key grip
Philip Jeromin ... assistant light
Felix Keuck ... additional electrician
Jochen Kratzheller ... gaffer
Edwin Krieg ... camera unit: b
Daniel Lefeld ... assistant light
Boban Milosevic ... assistant grip
Tobias Rost ... video operator
Roland Scheidt ... electrician
Michael Siebert ... first assistant camera
Ivan Smolcic ... best boy
Manuel Steer ... second assistant camera
Roland Tomalla ... electrician
Susanne Vosteen ... trainee camera
Willi Weber ... still photographer
Jens Winkler ... camera operator / underwater camera operator
Simon Zeller ... second assistant camera

Casting Department

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Burkhard Eick ... casting
Delia Eick ... casting
Cornelia von Braun ... casting: France/Spain

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nicole Ebben ... costumer
Brigitte Friedländer-Rodriguez ... assistant costume designer (as Brigitte Rodriguez)
Jenny Lorenz ... costumer
Nannette Schwarz ... special wardrobe: artist
Meike Stangier ... wardrobe
Beate Thein ... tailor
Olivia Vossenkuhl ... special wardrobe: artist

Location Management

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Christian Heinz ... location manager / location manager: Germany
Juanjo Seda ... location manager

Transportation Department

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Andreas Bartel ... production driver

Other crew

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Joerg Balzer ... controller
Franz Esterhazy ... assistant to executive producer
Maité Floris-Moser ... continuity
Ruth Hetzer ... script supervisor
Dana Hopfe ... studio production manager
Corinne Le Hong ... co-screenplay translator
Manuela Marth ... caterer
Mirek Nitsch ... legal affairs
Christiane Plum ... production coordinator
Daniel Sampedro Palerm ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Based on the real events happened on "Los Alfaques", a camping from Tarragona (Catalonia, northeast to Spain) which burned on July 11, 1978 with 350 dead and more than 500 injured, Los Arecales is a lovely and very visited coastal holiday destination where holidaymakers, families, groups, couples and singles meet in summertime, crossing their stories and lives in a idyllic scene of eternal relax, fun and harmony: a young patchwork family on the way to their first holiday together; a teenage couple tenting in Spain together for the first time without their parents' knowledge; an old and terminally ill military officer who on the last holiday of his life wants to reconcile with his gay son; an unhappy wife whose dominating husband cheats on and humiliates her; a truck driver that without his knowledge his truck has been drastically overloaded with fuel; a finally the truck driver's son, who learns the danger and tries to prevent the catastrophe before it happens. But when tragedy finally becomes real and the truck crashes against the camping after an accident that it moves out from the road, and the truck explodes second later when the scattered fuel fires by a barbecue, Los Arecales is turned suddenly in a hell on earth, and every moment counts to save so much lives as it be possible. Written by Chockys

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Also Known As
  • Day of Disaster (World-wide, English title)
  • Tarragona: Paradise on Fire (United States)
  • Tarragone, du paradis à l'enfer (France)
  • Tarragona: Paraíso en llamas (Spain)
  • I ekrixi (Greece)
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  • 182 min
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Budget EUR9,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Based on the Los Alfaques Disaster, a truck road accident which happened on 11 July 1978 near Tarragona, Spain and killed 217 people on a campsite. See more »
Goofs In a scene in front of the local hospital, we see, among other cars, an Opel Kadett D. That car was introduced in 1979, and could not have been there in 1978. See more »

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