TV Movie

Die Freischwimmerin

Director:

Holger Barthel

Screenplay:

Susanne Beck, Thomas Eifler

Producer:

Dieter Pochlatko

Cast:

Emily Cox, Selen Savas, Aaron Karl, Ulli Maier, Bernhard Schir

Cinematography:

Peter Kappel
  • TV Drama
  • HD 90 min.
  • Participating television broadcasters: ORF, MDR

 

17-year-old Turkish student Ilayda is living with her well-integrated family in Vienna. After her father’s death she turns to religion and begins to wear a headscarf. Through her actions she seperates herself continuously from her classmates. Ilayda is a passionate swimmer and she pursues this passion secretly at night in her school’s swimming pool.

 

As her teacher for physical education Martha takes notice, she tries to re-integrate Ilayda in her class by talking her into joining her school’s swimming team that is going to participate in a swimming competition. The challenge Ilayda and her teacher have to face now is to give up headscarf and Burkini in order to be allowed to compete…

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Production Manager:

Karin Schmatz

Original Music:

Otto M. Schwarz

Film Editing:

Thomas Knöpfel

Sound Engineer:

Walter Fiklocki

Production Design:

Christine Egger

Costume Design:

Martina List

Shooting Period:

October 13, 2012 - November 12, 2012

First Screening:

June 4, 2014, ORF 2: ORF 2

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  • Kinkplatz 21, Wien, Österreich
  • Auf der Schmelz 6, Wien, Österreich
  • Prater Hauptallee 3, Wien, Österreich
  • Kriemhildplatz 1, Wien, Österreich
  • Mayerhofgasse 11, Wien, Österreich
  • Eszterhazygasse 25, Wien, Österreich
  • Brunnengasse 45, Wien, Österreich
  • Payergasse 12, Wien, Österreich
  • Yppenplatz, Wien, Österreich
  • Wagramerstraße 49, Wien, Österreich
  • Laberlweg, Wien, Österreich
  • Brunnengasse 66, Wien, Österreich
  • Quellenstraße 68, Wien, Österreich
  • Reumannplatz, Wien, Österreich
  • Unterer Schreiberweg 24, Wien, Österreich
  • Allerheiligenplatz 14, Wien, Österreich
  • Jörgerstraße 42, Wien, Österreich
  • Duino, Italien