Film - Program 6 Filmfest 2019


Directed by Benjamin Pfohl


Director: Benjamin Pfohl
Section: Program 6
Country: Germany
Year: 2019
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Greta Bohacek, Cosima Shaw, Kai Ivo Baulitz, Carlo Schmitt, Thekla Hartmann

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Traveling to a remote cabin in the Alps, a shy teenage girl must decide whether to pursue her own existence on Earth or to follow her parents, members of a cosmic cult, through a fatal procedure into a higher existence on Jupiter.

  • Film School: HFF München

  • Duration: 14 Min.

Meet the director


Benjamin Pfohl

Born in Cologne, Germany, Benjamin Pfohl worked on several national and international feature film productions. In 2008 he enrolled at University of Television and Film Munich (HFF), where he wrote and directed several short films and was awarded a FIPRESCI Prize. His graduation short JUPITER competed in more than 30 film festivals worldwide and was shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Film Award.


Screenplay: Benjamin Pfohl
Director of Photography: Tim Kuhn
Film Editor: Valesca Peters
Composer: Gary Hirche
Production Designer: Markus Dicklhuber
Costume Design: Laura Fries
Sound: Andreas Goldbrunner, Peter Kautzsch
Producer: Martin Kosok, Alexander Fritzemeyer
Production Company: Dreifilm
Co-Producer: Sebastian Fehring, Tristan Bähre, Phillip Maron
Co-Production Company: Maverick Film, HFF München
Editor: Natalie Lambsdorff (BR), Monika Lobkowicz (BR/Arte)