Das Wetter in geschlossenen Räumen

The Weather Inside

Dorothea, an aid worker with a humanitarian organization, has launched a project to help the people of a land menaced by civil war. The luxury of her wealthy world finds a cynical reflection in the poverty evident all around. Then she embarks upon an affair with the much younger Alec, who seems to be simply an attractive 24-year-old Arab drifter. Their two worlds collide, impelled by their mutual lust for adventure. What appears to be reality becomes unbalanced, raising the question of having and being. Who exactly is helping whom? As her passion increases, Dorothea loses control, jeopardizing not only the project but also her life …

Director's Biography
ISABELLE STEVER, born in 1963, is a German filmmaker. Her debut film Gisela premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival and won the CROSSING EUROPE Award for Best Fiction Film in 2005. In 2009, Stever contributed a short film to the critically acclaimed omnibus film Germany 09. Her Blessed Events premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. // Films (selection): Erste Ehe (Portrait of a Married Couple, 2002) Gisela (2005; CE’05), Deutschland 09 (Germany 09, 2009), Glückliche Fügung (Blessed Events, 2010; CE’11), Das Wetter in geschlossenen Räumen (The Weather Inside, 2015)
European Panorama Fiction 2016
Isabelle Stever
Germany 2015
100 minutes
OV with English subtitles / OV with German subtitles
Screenplay Isabelle Stever
Cinematography Philipp Kaminiak
Editing Oliver Neumann, Isabelle Stever
Sound/Sounddesign Noemi Hempel
Music Yoyo Röhm
With Maria Furtwängler, Mehmet Sözer, Anne von Keller, Jim Broadbent, Dorka Gryllus, Christoph Rath, Micael A. Grimm, Louis Friedemann Thiele, Maelle Giovanetti
Producer(s) Jörg Schulze (Sutor Kolonko Filmproduktion, DE), Frank Evers, Helge Neubronner (cine plus Filmproduktion, DE), Heino Deckert (Ma.ja.de., DE)
Sutor Kolonko Filmproduktion Mülheimer Freiheit 126 51063 Cologne Germany info@sutorkolonko.de www.sutorkolonko.de
Rechte für Österreich / Austrian Rights
Movienet Film
Rosenheimer Straße 52
81669 Munich, Germany

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Zurich Film Festival 2015

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere