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Auf der Strecke

A department store security guard is secretely in love with a clerk in the store's bookshop. When he witnesses a seeming rival beeing attacked in the train, he gets off instead of helping him – a decision with devastating consequences.
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Awards and nominations

Audience Award
20 Nov – 28 Nov | Germany
Best Short Film
Swiss Film Prize
24 Jan | Switzerland
Grand Jury Prize - International
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
1 Feb – 9 Feb | France
BMW Short Film Prize
Landshut Short Film Festival
6 Mar – 10 Mar | Germany
Best Student Film
2 Apr – 6 Apr | United States
Honorary Foreign Film
24 Apr | United States
Student Jury Award
Krakow Film Festival
30 May – 5 Jun | Poland
Best Narrative Film
30 May – 8 Jun | United States
Innovation Award - German Competition
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
4 Jun – 9 Jun | Germany
Audience Award - German Competition
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
4 Jun – 9 Jun | Germany
Best Fiction Film
Kratkofil Plus: International Film Festival
11 Jun – 15 Jun | Bosnia and Herzegovina
Audience Award
Kratkofil Plus: International Film Festival
11 Jun – 15 Jun | Bosnia and Herzegovina
Best European Short Film
26 Jun | France
Silver Moon of Valencia
Cinema Jove: International Film Festival of Valencia
21 Jun – 28 Jun | Spain
Best Actor (Roeland Wiesnekker)
FilmVideo: Mostra Internazionale del Cortometraggio | 2008
7 Jul – 12 Jul | Italy
Special Mention
Lago Film Fest
18 Jul – 26 Jul | Italy
NOMINATION
Films under 60 minutes
26 Aug | Germany
Grand Prize
13 Sep | United States
3rd Prize
International Best of Short Films Festival
11 Sep – 14 Sep | France
Grand Prize
11 Sep – 15 Sep | Japan
Special Mention - FictionWorld
Sedicicorto: International Film Festival Forlì
6 Oct – 12 Oct | Italy
Best International Short Film - Audience Award
12 Oct – 19 Oct | Ireland
Prize of the Romanian Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs
Alter-Native International Short Film Festival
5 Nov – 11 Nov | Romania
NOMINATION
Best Short Film - under 30 minutes
German Short Film Award
17 Nov | Germany
Best Director of a German Short Film
Munich International Festival of Film Schools
16 Nov – 22 Nov | Germany
Best German Short Film
Munich International Festival of Film Schools
16 Nov – 22 Nov | Germany
NOMINATION
Best Live Action Short Film
22 Feb | United States
First Place
11 Jun – 30 Aug | United States

Previous screenings

2007
Hof International Film Festival
20 Oct – 30 Oct | Hof, Germany
7 Nov – 11 Nov | Winterthur, Switzerland
20 Nov – 28 Nov | Lünen, Germany
Audience Award
2008
Swiss Film Prize
24 Jan | Switzerland
Best Short Film
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
1 Feb – 9 Feb | Clermont-Ferrand, France
Grand Jury Prize - International
Landshut Short Film Festival
6 Mar – 10 Mar | Landshut, Germany
BMW Short Film Prize
2 Apr – 6 Apr | Aspen, United States
Best Student Film
Studio Hamburg Newcomer Award
10 Apr | Hamburg, Germany
24 Apr | United States
Honorary Foreign Film
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
1 May – 6 May | Oberhausen, Germany
22 May – 15 Jun | Seattle, United States
30 May – 8 Jun | Brooklyn, United States
Best Narrative Film
Krakow Film Festival
30 May – 5 Jun | Krakow, Poland
Student Jury Award
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
4 Jun – 9 Jun | Hamburg, Germany
Innovation Award - German Competition
Audience Award - German Competition
Kratkofil Plus: International Film Festival
11 Jun – 15 Jun | Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Best Fiction Film
Audience Award
Cinema Jove: International Film Festival of Valencia
21 Jun – 28 Jun | Valencia, Spain
Silver Moon of Valencia
26 Jun | France
Best European Short Film
FilmVideo: Mostra Internazionale del Cortometraggio | 2008
7 Jul – 12 Jul | Montecatini Terme, Italy
Best Actor (Roeland Wiesnekker)
11 Jul – 19 Jul | Zabok, Croatia
Lago Film Fest
18 Jul – 26 Jul | Lago, Italy
Special Mention
6 Aug – 16 Aug | Locarno, Switzerland
19 Aug – 24 Aug | Odense, Denmark
São Paulo International Short Film Festival
21 Aug – 29 Aug | São Paulo, Brazil
26 Aug | Berlin, Germany
30 Aug – 1 Sep | Seattle, United States
International Best of Short Films Festival
11 Sep – 14 Sep | La Ciotat, France
3rd Prize
11 Sep – 15 Sep | Sapporo, Japan
Grand Prize
13 Sep | Hollywood, United States
Grand Prize
18 Sep – 28 Sep | Cambridge, United Kingdom
Sedicicorto: International Film Festival Forlì
6 Oct – 12 Oct | Forlì, Italy
Special Mention - FictionWorld
The Short Film Night of Lausanne
10 Oct | Lausanne, Switzerland
12 Oct – 19 Oct | Cork, Ireland
Best International Short Film - Audience Award
Brno16 International Competitive Festival of Short Fiction Films
15 Oct – 19 Oct | Brno, Czech Republic
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
20 Oct – 26 Oct | Uppsala, Sweden
Alter-Native International Short Film Festival
5 Nov – 11 Nov | Mures County, Romania
Prize of the Romanian Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs
Munich International Festival of Film Schools
16 Nov – 22 Nov | Munich, Germany
Best Director of a German Short Film
Best German Short Film
German Short Film Award
17 Nov | Germany
18 Nov – 23 Nov | Bristol, United Kingdom
Regensburg Short Film Week
19 Nov – 26 Nov | Regensburg, Germany
22 Nov – 30 Nov | Lille, France
Vendome Film Festival
5 Dec – 12 Dec | Vendome, France
2009
9 Jan – 18 Jan | Sydney, Australia
12 Feb – 15 Feb | Boulder, United States
22 Feb | United States
20 Apr – 26 Apr | Grande Prairie, Canada
11 Jun – 30 Aug | Big Sur, United States
First Place

Latest user comments

The cinematic prowess of this piece is advanced. The use of sound, light and the human face are uncomfortably close to that word "truth". The kind of slow burni...
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11 Mar 2009 | Anonymous

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