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Ich will mich nicht künstlich aufregen (2014)

The paradigm of Berlin-based curator Asta Andersen's upcoming exhibition turns out to be her personal self-fulfilling prophecy: art + cinema = politics = trouble.


Max Linz


Max Linz (screenplay), Max Linz
2 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Ralfs Sarah Ralfs ... Asta Andersen
Pushpendra Singh Pushpendra Singh ... Waris Singh
Hannelore Hoger ... Dagmar Andersen
Barbara Heynen Barbara Heynen ... Leontine Stein
René Schappach René Schappach ... René Rausch
Kerstin Graßmann Kerstin Graßmann ... Kerstin
Franz Friedrich Franz Friedrich ... Writer-in-Residence
Luis Krawen Luis Krawen ... Art Vandelay
Nele Winkler Nele Winkler ... Hannah Husching
Daniel Hoevels Daniel Hoevels ... Marc Möbius
Franz Beil Franz Beil ... Viktor von Wolzogen
Hamza Chehade Hamza Chehade ... Öffentlichkeitsarbeiter
Mehmet Said-Kavlak Mehmet Said-Kavlak ... Künstler
Samet Balkir Samet Balkir ... Urbaner Gärtner
Serpil Turhan ... Noa


The film is set in a modern day 'Berlin Republic' liberated from all irrelevancies. It's about artistic production, the creative industries and above all film and cinema - a political manifesto in feature film format. It centres on Asta, tough, hardened by theory and immaculately styled right down to the emblems on her leather jacket, with current art scene jargon flowing elegantly from her lips. She's no hippie broad, but rather a modern-day warrior, verbally sparring with legendary actress Hannelore Hoger, her 'film mother', about her hobby of urban gardening. After the relentless competition between curators over the funding for her exhibition 'The Cinema! The Art', for which Hannelore Hoger even whispers inaudible recommendations into the ear of the German President, Asta ultimately plumps for international backing from an Indian friend. He luckily happens to be with her out in the country when she bumps into her arch-enemy Ms Top Cultural Department Brass, a meeting with ... Written by (Text: Berlinale - Forum)

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Comedy | Drama



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German | English

Release Date:

10 February 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Asta Transfer See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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