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Desperados On The Block (2010)

Preview

Their paths cross in the elevator of an anonymous student block: Clara, Motek, and Sin are three strangers in Germany, searching for a spark of the feeling we call "home".

Director: Tomas Emil Rudzik
Writer: Tomas Emil Rudzik
Cast: Patricia Moga, Andreas Heindel, Lizhe Liu, Johannes Silberschneider, Korinna Krauss, Helen Woigk, Tristan Seith
Duration: 85min
Format: noX 2k color (1:2.35 CS)
Producer: Fritz Böhm & Sven Nuri (Toccata Film)
Co-Producer(s): Sorin Dragoi & Alina Teodorescu (TEO-Film), HFF München (University of Television & Film Munich)
Partners: ARRI Film & TV, Scanwerk, GSVitec, Studentenwerk München
Funded by: FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderungsanstalt

AUDIENCE & AWARDS

Prix FIPRESCI (European Award of the Critics) / 11th European Cinema Festival Lecce 2010
Starter Award 2010 / City of Munich
Golden Olive Tree (Best Film) / 11th European Cinema Festival Lecce 2010
Cineuropa Award / 11th European Cinema Festival Lecce 2010
Nomination First Steps Award 2009 (Germany)
Nomination New Director's Award / 57. Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián 2009
Nomination Max Ophüls Preis / 30th Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken 2009
Opening Film 29th Int' Festival of Filmschools Munich 2009
Film Award of the Mediacampus Bavaria for best thesis feature / Mediadays Munich 2009
Newcomer Award / 3rd Five Lakes Film Festivals 2009 (Starnberg, Herrsching, Seefeld)
Int' Competition 17th Plus Camerimage Int' Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography 2009, Lodz (Polen)
Nomination New Filmmaker's Award / 33. Mostra Internacional de Cine Sao Paulo 2009
Official Selection 11th Stockholm Int' Film Festival Junior 2010
Int' Competition 35th FICG Festival Internacional de Cine Guadalajara 2010 (Mexico)
Opening Film 22nd Exground Filmfest 2009, Wiesbaden (Germany)
Opening Film 12th Kino Na Granicy 2010, Ciesyn Poland, 7. Romania Int. Film Festival, 10. Iasi Int. Film Festival, 1.Heimspiel Filmfest Regensburg, 5. Segovia European Film Festival, 11. Tbilisi Int. Film Festival Georgia, Official Selection Open Air Kino Siegen 2010 (Germany), et al

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Starter Prize 2010 for DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK

Starter Prize 2010 for DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik, wins the Starter Prize, donated by the City of Munich.

11th STOCKHOLM Festival Junior 2010

11th STOCKHOLM Festival Junior 2010

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik is in the international competition of the 11th Stockholm International Filmfestival Junior (April 19th - 24th 2010).

FIPRESCI Award 2010

FIPRESCI Award 2010

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK wins three awards at the 11th European Cinema Festival in Lecce (Italy): the acclaimed FIPRESCI Prize 2010 (European Award of the Critics), the Cineuropa Award and the Golden Olive Tree for Best Film.

25th Festival GUADALAJARA 2010

25th Festival GUADALAJARA 2010

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK is in the official selection of the 25th Festival Internactional de Cine en Guadalajara (Mexico): March 12th - 19th 2010.

FESTIVAL OF FILMSCHOOLS 2009

FESTIVAL OF FILMSCHOOLS 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

On November 15th, DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik, opens the 29th International Festival of Filmschools Munich.

22nd EXGROUND FILMFEST 2009

22nd EXGROUND FILMFEST 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

On November 13th, DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik, opens the 22. Exground Filmfest in Wiesbaden, Germany.

17th Plus CAMERIMAGE 2009

17th Plus CAMERIMAGE 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK (director of photography: Sorin Dragoi, RSC) is in the official selection of the 17th Plus Camerimage International Film Festival for the Art of Cinematography (November 28th - December 5th 2009) in Lodz, Poland.

MEDIA DAYS MUNICH 2009

MEDIA DAYS MUNICH 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik wins the Mediencampus Bavaria Award for the Best Thesis Film at the Mediadays Munich 2009.

33rd Mostra SAO PAULO 2009

33rd Mostra SAO PAULO 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik is in the international competition of the 33rd Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Sao Paulo (October 23rd - November 5th 2009) and nominated for the New Filmmaker´s Award.

BABELSBERG MEDIA AWARD 2009

BABELSBERG MEDIA AWARD 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik receives a nomination for the Babelsberg Media Award 2009 (Best Feature).

57th Festival SAN SEBASTIÁN 2009

57th Festival SAN SEBASTIÁN 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik is in the international competition of the 57th Festivals de Cine de San Sebastián (September 18th - 26th 2009) and nominated for the Kutxa - New Director´s Award.

FIRST STEPS AWARD 2009

FIRST STEPS AWARD 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik receives a nomination for the First Steps Award 2009 (Best Thesis Film).

FIVE LAKES FESTIVAL 2009

FIVE LAKES FESTIVAL 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Showtimes

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz E. Rudzik, wins the Newcomer Award at the 3rd Five Lakes Film Festival 2009 (July 28th - August 5th 2009).

30th Filmfestival MAX OPHÜLS PRIZE 2009

30th Filmfestival MAX OPHÜLS PRIZE 2009

posted Wed, November 30, -1 by Toccata Film in Awards & Nominations

DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK, written & directed by Tomasz Emil Rudzik, is nominated for the Max Ophüls Prize 2009 (Best Feature).