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Balloon (2018) Poster

(2018)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Herbig ... (as Michael Bully Herbig)

Writing Credits  

Kit Hopkins ... (screenplay) &
Thilo Röscheisen ... (screenplay) &
Michael Herbig ... (screenplay) (as Michael Bully Herbig)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Friedrich Mücke Friedrich Mücke ... Peter Strelzyk
Karoline Schuch Karoline Schuch ... Doris Strelzyk
David Kross ... Günter Wetzel
Alicia von Rittberg ... Petra Wetzel
Thomas Kretschmann ... Oberstleutnant Seidel
Jonas Holdenrieder Jonas Holdenrieder ... Frank Strelzyk
Tilman Döbler Tilman Döbler ... Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk
Christian Näthe Christian Näthe ... Hauptmann Heym
Till Patz Till Patz ... Peterchen Wetzel
Ben Teichmann Ben Teichmann ... Andreas Wetzel
Ronald Kukulies Ronald Kukulies ... Erik Baumann
Emily Kusche Emily Kusche ... Klara Baumann
Sebastian Hülk ... Oberfeldwebel Lesch
Gernot Kunert Gernot Kunert ... Oberstleutnant Schirra
Ulrich Brandhoff ... Oberstleutnat Tornow (as Ulrich Friedrich Brandhoff)
Peter Trabner Peter Trabner ... Apotheker
Bernd Michael Lade Bernd Michael Lade ... Witzke (Oberst)
Kai Ivo Baulitz ... Strehle (Leutnant)
Bernd Stegemann Bernd Stegemann ... Werner Meissner (SED-Kreisleiter)
Antje Traue ... Kindergärtnerin (Ulrike Piehl)
Elisabeth Wasserscheid Elisabeth Wasserscheid ... Beate Baumann
Tilo Keiner Tilo Keiner ... Diensthabender Offizier
Peter Prager ... Günters Stiefvater
Nadja Engel Nadja Engel ... Günters Mutter
Thomas Kress Thomas Kress ... Westpolizist (as Tom Kreß)
Thomas Birnstiel Thomas Birnstiel ... Westpolizist
Cornelius Schwalm Cornelius Schwalm ... Jörg Franke
Franziska Theiner Franziska Theiner ... Konsumfrau
Susanne Pfeiffer Susanne Pfeiffer
Tim Williams ... Amerikaner
Christian Gaul Christian Gaul ... Rezeptionist
Beate Kurecki ... Textilverkäuferin
Sebastian Schwarz ... Kuhn
Timur Bartels ... Gefreiter Kenner
Angelika Koppmann Angelika Koppmann ... Textilverkäuferin
Sandra Lava Sandra Lava ... Helga
Stefan Kaminsky Stefan Kaminsky ... Parteigenosse
Benjamin Jorns Benjamin Jorns ... Volkspolizist in Pößneck
Thomas Chemnitz Thomas Chemnitz ... Kriminaltechniker
Jonas Laux Jonas Laux ... Pilot
Jörn Hentschel ... Joachim Breninek, Fluglehrer
Andrea Benson Andrea Benson ... Angestellte US-Botschaft
Geoffrey Rude Geoffrey Rude ... Angestellter US-Botschaft (as Geoffrey Nicholas Rude)
Maja Milena Palzkill Maja Milena Palzkill ... Lena
Henri Stephan Henri Stephan ... Petras Bruder
Kaspar Eichel Kaspar Eichel ... Erich Mielke (voice)
Daniela Elhagh Daniela Elhagh ... (voice)
Angela Jacobi Angela Jacobi ... (voice)
Shirin Lotze Shirin Lotze ... (voice)
Julia Lowack Julia Lowack ... (voice)
Wolfgang Haas Wolfgang Haas ... (voice)
Uwe Kosubek Uwe Kosubek ... (voice)
Daniel Pietzuch Daniel Pietzuch ... (voice)
Matthias Ransberger Matthias Ransberger ... (voice)
Gina Benussi Gina Benussi ... (voice)
Ben Ben ... (voice)
Josefina Josefina ... (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Altman ... Parent (uncredited)
Hans-Dietrich Genscher Hans-Dietrich Genscher ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Helmut Kohl ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Helmut Schmidt Helmut Schmidt ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jakub Slodowicz Jakub Slodowicz ... Kollektivjäger (uncredited)
Franz Josef Strauß Franz Josef Strauß ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Ulrike Fauth ... line producer
Stefan Gärtner ... co-producer
Michael Herbig ... producer (as Michael Bully Herbig)
Verena Schilling ... creative producer: SevenPictures
Kirstin Winkler ... creative producer

Music by 

Marvin Miller
Ralf Wengenmayr

Cinematography by 

Torsten Breuer

Film Editing by 

Alexander Dittner

Production Design by 

Bernd Lepel

Art Direction by 

Helena Holmes
Bernd Lepel
Ralf Schreck

Set Decoration by 

Kerstin Grund

Costume Design by 

Lisy Christl

Makeup Department 

Britta Balcke ... makeup: extras
Esther Behrendt ... assistant makeup artist
Jennifer Berr ... assistant makeup artist
Anja Daum ... assistant makeup artist
Gloria Göschel ... makeup: extras
Kerstin Kaller ... assistant makeup artist
Veronika Knigge ... assistant makeup artist
Christiane Kochendörfer ... assistant makeup artist
Tatjana Krauskopf ... makeup department head
Friederike Mirus ... assistant makeup artist
Isabelle Neu ... assistant makeup artist
Irmela Oswald ... assistant makeup artist
Katharina Pade ... wigs
Alisza Pfeifer ... additional hair and makeup
Diana Rohde ... assistant makeup artist
Franziska Röder ... makeup artist
Alisia Schreiner ... assistant makeup artist
Lili Zawierucha ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Fabian Ascher ... post-production manager
Lucius Brombeis ... assistant unit manager
Luisa Eichler ... assistant unit manager
Andreas Friz ... production manager
Anna Grothaus ... team assistant herbX film
Christian Held ... production manager
Tobias Lehmann ... location manager
Ella Liedtke ... production assistant
Sven Nuri ... post-production supervisor
Viktoria Obereisenbuchner ... assistant accountant
Margit Prenzel ... accountant
Alex Vogl ... unit manager
Verena Vogl ... location manager
Ismat Zaidi ... assistant Mr Herbig

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jan Sebastian Ballhaus ... first assistant director
Shawn Bäumer ... third assistant director
Johannes Fröhlich ... second assistant director
Charlotte Hansen ... third assistant director
Charlotte Jülide Hansen ... third assistant director: Berlin Part

Art Department 

Andras Bartos ... carpenter
Volker Behnke ... carpenter
Tilman Brandl ... set dresser
Sophia Burkardt ... intern art department
Alexander Böhacker ... carpenter
Ralf Churfürst ... set dresser
Michael Däumler ... set construction
Sabine Däumler ... third assistant set dresser
Klaus Eckmann ... lead set dresser
Kinga Eperjesi ... assistant art director
Annette Fritze ... carpenter
Jutta Glaser ... assistant set decorater
Eva Hartmann ... graphic designer
Willi Hartmann ... Graphics assistant
Kai Hartung ... carpenter
Markus Hasler ... set dresser
Dave Held ... carpenter
Bert Henschel ... carpenter
Tom Heyn ... carpenter
Nena Jägersberger ... assistant property master
Seralp Kaethner ... assistant set decorater
Joachim Keppler ... standby props
Marcus Khorgami ... carpenter
Mirko Krolikowski ... carpenter
Grit Kronacher ... set dresser
Alexis Kunze ... carpenter
Titus Kunze ... carpenter
Alexander Kämpfe ... carpenter
Daniel Lange ... set construction
Patrick Lange ... carpenter
Adam Machacek ... carpenter
Katerina Machacek ... carpenter
Schmidt Michael ... carpenter
Ulrich Mieves ... carpenter
Christian Münnich ... carpenter
Jörg Polten ... carpenter
Johannes Reichelt-Hansen ... set dresser
Max Schindler ... set dresser
Stephan Schmook ... carpenter
Jochen Schuetz ... set dresser
Florian Speidel ... set dresser
Mark Stühler ... carpenter
Nebojsa Tabacki ... concept artist
Irman Thiessen ... prop assistant/buyer
Friederike von Rohrscheidt ... set dresser
Nicolaus Wallner ... set builder
Eva Weymann ... theatrical painter
Johannes Wild ... property master
Thomas Wimmer ... set dresser
Till Zimmermann ... set dresser

Sound Department 

Christian Bischoff ... re-recording mixer
Peter Brücklmair ... assistant sound recordist
Daniel Hallhuber ... assistant sound recordist
Marco Hanelt ... Foley Editor
Dana Hopfe ... adr production manager
Angelo Hopfer ... assistant sound recordist
Mario Hubert ... sound designer
Marilyn Morris ... dubbing mixer
Heiko Müller ... supervising adr recordist
Alexander Oberrader ... ADR recordist
Chris Rebay ... Sound Designer / dialogue editor
Roland Winke ... sound recordist
Uwe Zillner ... foley artist / foley recordist

Special Effects by 

Felix Bartholomä ... special effects technician
Stefan Dolpp ... ballon navigator
Björn Friese ... special effects technician
Lukas Gaisberger ... special effects technician
Roland Kurtz ... crew ballon
Dirk Lange ... special effects supervisor
Günter Mascha ... crew ballon
Franz Müller ... crew ballon
Helmut Neudorfer ... special effects technician
Christoph Schönemann ... ballon navigator
Bastian Volkmer ... special effects technician
Gerd Voll ... armorer

Visual Effects by 

Ando Avila ... matchmove lead: ScanlineVFX
Jörg Baier ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Nico Bell ... system administrator: ScanlineVFX
Alexander Boehmer ... junior fx artist: ScanlineVFX
Ariane Brinkmann ... human resources and finances: ScanlineVFX
André Cabaco ... cg supervisor: ScanlineVFX
Gabriel Chifor ... paint and rotoscope artist: ScanlineVFX
Jochen Conradt ... fx artist: ScanlineVFX
Florian Dax ... system administrator: ScanlineVFX
Thad Diego ... pipeline td: ScanlineVFX
Tobias Dommer ... compositing supervisor: ScanlineVFX
Manuel Ferdinand ... pipeline td: ScanlineVFX
Florian Franke ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Sinje Gebauer ... senior visual effects producer: ScanlineVFX
Martin Grözinger ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Wolfgang Haas ... animation artist: ScanlineVFX
Lasse Hamann ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
David Harter ... head of compositing: ScanlineVFX
Jasmin Hasel ... visual effects executive producer: ScanlineVFX
Finlay Hogg ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Doris Huber ... visual effects producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Stefan Hähnlein ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Zoran Kazic ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Tim Klink ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Oliver Koch ... matte painting artist: ScanlineVFX
Christopher Kollar ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Christian Kratzert ... animation artist: ScanlineVFX
Sascha Kremers ... lead rigging td: ScanlineVFX
Andrea Krupp ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Jan Krupp ... visual effects supervisor: ScanlineVFX
Vincent Langer ... matchmove artist: ScanlineVFX
Anne-Kristin Lehmann ... human resources and finances: ScanlineVFX
Vincent Liebig ... visual effects editor: ScanlineVFX
Sandra Lindner ... human resources and finances: ScanlineVFX
Antoine Marbach ... head of production: ScanlineVFX
Oliver Markowski ... cg supervisor
Lena Neumann ... human resources and finances: ScanlineVFX
Berter Orpak ... visual effects set supervisor: ScanlineVFX
Johannes Peter ... set supervising support
Christian Pokorny ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Nina Pries ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Christof Reisenegger ... animation intern: ScanlineVFX
Simon Roetzer ... i/o support: ScanlineVFX
Emil Rosenberger ... additional visual effects editor: ScanlineVFX
Benjamin Ross ... matte painting supervisor: ScanlineVFX
Michael Scheffler ... system administrator: ScanlineVFX
Franz Schiller ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Christoph Schinko ... animation artist: ScanlineVFX
Anton Shtolf ... junior compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Julia Smola ... visual effects producer: ScanlineVFX
Helmut Stark ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Jonas Stiltz ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Joshua Raul Teleki ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Hans Tetzloff ... matchmove artist: ScanlineVFX
Dominik Trimborn ... RISE Visual Effects Studios
Josh Webster ... editorial support: ScanlineVFX
José Manuel Weil ... cg artist: ScanlineVFX
Alexander Wlk ... visual effects coordinator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Bjoern Wortmann ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Kai Woytke ... compositing artist: ScanlineVFX
Thomas Zauner ... ceo: ScanlineVFX
Tim Emeis ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios (uncredited)
Ivan Lima ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios (uncredited)

Stunts 

Felix Bartholomä ... stunt rigger
Martin Cronebach ... stunt double
Petr Dvorak ... stunt rigger
Lukas Gaisberger ... stunt rigger
Chris Gneißl ... stunt rigger
Petra Hennemann ... stunt double
Max Häusle ... stunt player
Katja Jerabek ... stunt double
Torsten Jerabek ... stunt coordinator
Heiko Kiesow ... assistant stunt coordinator
Hendrik Mohr ... stunt player
Nikolai Mohr ... stunt player
Hannes Pastor ... stunt player
Tanja Pelster ... stunt rigger
Sven Thiede ... stunt player
Tim Vetter ... stunt double
Bastian Volkmer ... stunt double: David Kross
Helga Wretman ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mathias Bergmann ... pilot
Torsten Breuer ... cinematographer
Max Brinkschulte ... assistant camera
Jürgen Christa ... pilot
Christian Clarenz ... first assistant camera: a camera
Marco Di Sturini ... assistant dolly grip
Florian Dittel ... second assistant camera
Matthias Edinger ... rigging Berlin
Holger Fleig ... camera operator
Joel Girmazion ... second assistant camera: a camera
Samuel Goehr ... lighting
Dietmar Haupt ... rigging Berlin
Julian Taro Hitomi ... first assistant camera / first assistant camera: b camera
Florian Kopske ... best boy
Benjamin Leutgeb ... dit tech (as Ben Leutgeb)
Holger Löhner ... lighting
Lukas Maurer ... aerial operator
Marco Nagel ... still photographer
Patrick Nielsen ... assistant dolly grip
Hans Jurgen Ostler ... helicopter pilot
Frank Pawlowski ... additional lighting
Philip Peschlow ... camera
Nikolaus Pirchtner ... additional lighting
Simon Preissinger ... assistant camera
Peter Rasch ... additional lighting
Michael Rathgeber ... camera b / steadicam operator
Inga Riedel ... additional lighting
Friedemann Röse ... second assistant camera / second assistant camera: b camera
Emanuel Maximilian Schwermer ... camera operator (as Emanuel M. Schwermer)
Mark Seeburger ... aerial operator
Nikolaus Summerer ... camera
Volker Tittel ... camera operator
Stefan Urmann ... camera operator
Josef Wollinger ... chief lighting technician
David Wynands ... video operator
Jürgen Zarda ... dolly grip

Casting Department 

Julia Eiber ... extras casting
Melanie Heim ... extras casting
Marc Körber ... extras casting
Johanna Ragwitz ... extras casting
Daniela Tolkien ... casting
Rebecca Wenzl ... casting assistant
Quentin Wojtas ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Emily Abel ... wardrobe assistant
Annette Braun ... wardrobe assistant
Björn Bugiel ... wardrobe assistant
Christina Isabell Chavarria Castro ... set costumer / wardrobe
Katja Dotzauer ... assistant costume designer
Gabriela Franze ... dressmaker
Steffi Friedrich ... wardrobe assistant
Nikole Gerlach ... wardrobe
Verena Graf ... wardrobe assistant
Diana Güven ... costume supervisor
Lea Vanessa Hacker ... wardrobe assistant
Marie Heitzinger ... key breakdown artist / textile artist
Ariane Herz ... dressmaker
Waris Klampfer ... wardrobe assistant
Ronja Krampitz ... wardrobe assistant
Kristin Pektor ... wardrobe
Natalia Riede ... wardrobe
Ribanna Roder ... wardrobe assistant
Sylka Schaedlich ... wardrobe assistant
Christina Schmiedbauer ... wardrobe assistant
Nele Simon ... wardrobe assistant
Shanti Spohn ... wardrobe assistant
Teenat Srichan ... dressmaker
Susanne Stroh ... crowd costumer daily
Natalie Uhlstein ... wardrobe assistant

Editorial Department 

Arne Herrmann ... trailer editor
Traudl Nicholson ... lead colorist
Magdalena Winhart ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Raidar Huber ... location scout
Mathias Kirsch ... assistant location manager
Dieter Lotzmann ... location scout
Robin Nickel ... assistant location manager
Stefan Wöhleke ... location scout

Music Department 

Falko Duczmal ... score recording engineer
Jonathan Feurich ... score mix engineer / score recording engineer
Tilo M. Heinrich ... orchestrator
Alexander Siegel ... assistant engineer
Felix Trawoeger ... score editing / score recordist

Transportation Department 

Raymond Bommel Schulz ... driver
Patric Haiböck ... driver
Emine Kisir ... driver
Wolfgang Koch ... unit driver
Florian Kraft ... driver
Irina Lohmann ... driver
Jakob Matthias ... driver
Norbert Mentrop ... driver
Marco Pirkl ... driver
Alex Recht ... unit driver
Thomas Schlegel ... unit driver
Christoph Siegert ... driver

Other crew 

Jessica Nathalie Ballhaus ... set runner
Arne Berger ... caterer
Jan Birka ... continuity
Tomasz Blaszkowski ... caterer
Sonja Brummer ... making of
Harry Fakner ... military advisor
Sandra Folgner ... animal trainer
Niklas Fußstetter ... set runner
Markus Gödecke ... caterer
Sebastian Gödecke ... caterer
Michael Hilscher ... senior stage manager
Renate Hiltl ... animal trainer
Ilona Hüttersen ... press agent to mr herbig
Johanna Ihle ... production secretary
Garry Kiermeier ... caterer
Jana Klingseisen ... set runner
Jesco Köplin ... caterer
Ella Liedtke ... production assistant
Anja Oster ... press agent
Ulrich Schneider ... caterer
Rainer Spoenla ... security officer
Hansjörg Staehle ... legal counsel
Angelika Strittmatter ... music licencing
Silvia Willmy ... childcare on set
Katja Zaus ... production coordinator

Thanks 

Roland Emmerich ... special thanks
Leander Haußmann ... special thanks

See also

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