BOAT PEOPLE
Film - HFF Special 2 Filmfest 2016

BOAT PEOPLE

Directed by Paul Meschùh

Info

Director: Paul Meschùh
Section: HFF Special 2
Country: Germany, Croatia, Austria
Year: 2016
Language: German, English
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Eugene Boateng, Thomas Clemens, Jule Ronstedt
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Logline

BOAT PEOPLE

On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran. The athletic young man is the only survivor of a disaster in the Mediterranean Sea, and asks Hannes and Gerlinde to smuggle him across the border. Questioning Moussa’s true intentions, the yacht owners are torn between mistrust, fear and the urge to help a fellow human being. A political drama of two separated worlds colliding within one global community.



  • Duration: 29 Min.

  • Film School: HFF München

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Meet the director

BOAT PEOPLE

Paul Meschùh

Paul Meschùh studied dramatic directing at Munich film school HFF. He has shot films since he was a kid and directed more than fifteen fictional films as writer and/or director, several of which screend at national and international festivals. In 2015, Meschùh won the Starter Film Prize of the city of Munich.

Credits

Screenplay: Paul Meschùh
Director of Photography: Markus E. Müller
Film Editor: Matthias Writze
Composer: Paul Beller
Production Designer: Marie-Theres Kaiser
Costume Design: Rebeca Monteiro Neves
Sound: Thong Tony Zhang
Producer: Therese Seemann, Margot Freissinger