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The Blue Sophia

The Blue Sophia

A Short film by Philip Klinger

Produced by La fémis

Production year : 2015


    A bitter-sweet black comedy about one man's obsessive attempt to get a rare and valuable stamp known as the Blue Sophia. It is the one stamp missing from his recently deceased wife's stamp collection and he's hoping that procuring it will help him overcome his grief. When he asks the members of his brass band for help, the story takes an unexpected turn, and he becomes increasingly desperate, resorting to ever crazier schemes to find the money to purchase the stamp.


    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    La fémis

    Foreign production company :

    Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (10)

    Assistant director :

    Sarah Heidtmann

    Sound Recordist :

    Nick Thienel

    Director of Photography :

    Adrian Langenbach

    Editor :

    Moritz Poth

    Music Composers :

    Meike Katrin Stein, Leonard Küßner

    Producer :

    Laure Dahout

    Screenwriters :

    Vasko Scholz, Simon Thummet

    Production managers :

    Laure Dahout, Margot Haïbock

    Production Designer :

    Evgenia Yaroshevich

    Costume designer :

    Johanna Kaelcke

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Black comedy

    Themes :

    The absurd, Music, Suicide

    Production language :


    Coproducer countries :

    Germany (80.0%), France (20.0%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Minority French (Germany, France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    10 min 22 seconds

    Production formats :

    Digital video

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :

    Digital 5.1

    Rating restrictions :


    Posters (1)



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