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A Feature film by Peter Sehr

Produced by High Speed Films

Release in France : 26/04/2000

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Actors (7)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

High Speed Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Impex Films

Co-productions :

Multimedia, Bayern 3 - Bayerischer Rundfunk & Fernsehen

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"Berlin Niagara is an urban fable filled with distant music and private travels, sometimes painful, sometimes made up of memories, illusions and radical dreams. A long, endless Berlin summer. Changes, break-ups, new beginnings. Three young people are caught in the web of a strange attraction. In the city jungle undergoing reconstruction, feelings explode, lives change direction.


Our heroes go through heart-wrenching moments, pangs of doubt and indecision. When, finally, their soul-searching gives way to hope, they realize their story has been told since time began. Which raises the old problem: how to avoid repeating the mistakes of those who went before. The question is, are we prepared to risk everything to find out? Not long ago, in New York, I met Philippe Petit, who is probably the most famous highwire artist of our time. I asked him “Weren’t you scared when you walked that wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center?” He answered “No. Once I stepped onto the wire, I knew I couldn’t fall.” So that was it! It was all about taking the first step.

Peter Sehr, Director (excerpt from press kit)

Full credits (10)

Screenwriter :

Peter Sehr

Sound Recordist :

Harald Maury

Production Manager :

Eric Dionysius

Music Composer :

Micki Meuser

French Distributor :

Yves Grosset

Director of Photography :

David Watkin

Sound Assistant :

Yves Capus

Production Designer :

Jérôme Latour

Costume designer :

Esther Walz

Still Photographer :

David Watkin

Technical details

Feature film

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Germany, Austria, France

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Majority French (Germany, Austria, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 44 min

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Audio format :

Dolby SR