Cast/Staff

Screenplay
Director
Kamera
Montage



Ulrike Ottinger
Narrator of the German version
Hanns Zischler
Narrator of the English version Viktor Pavel
Oskar Pastior narrates own texts and texts by Gellu Naum
Sissi Tax narrates texts by Anna Achmatova
Translators




Boris & Ada Raev
Oana Kitzu, Dejan Jovanovic´
Maria Moira, Serpil Turhan
Finbarr Morrin
Jutta Prasse
AVID-Editor Bettina Blickwede
Mixing Christian Wilmes
Assistant Producer Sean Runge
"The Specimen", based on a grotesquerie of Valentin Katajew
Narrator Hanns Zischler
Director of Museum Raymond Wolff
Philistine Thorsten Heidel
Visitor of Museum
Paperboy

Heidi von Plato
Visitor of Museum
Lady

Eva Ebner
Visitor of Museum
Driver
Citizen


Boris Raev
Visitor of Museum
Worker with placard

Sissi Tax
 
Singer
Oana Kitzu
Accordion Dejan Jovanovic´
accompaniment on the 
Welte-Cinema-Organ,
Filmmuseum Potsdam


Helmut Schulte
 
Costumes Gisela Pestalozza
Make-up Cornelia Wentzel
Lighting and Sound Stefan Gohlke
Music taking Lilly Grote
With Thanks to:
Rainer Herrn, Ada & Boris Raev, Katharina Sykora, 
Hanns Zischler, 
Bettina Böhler, Susanne Enderwitz, Stefan Engelkamp, Ulrich Ströhle, 
Handan Ýpekci, Filmmuseum Potsdam, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin—Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz—Ethnologisches Museum—Musikethnologische Abteilung—Susanne Ziegler and Herr Gandert
Commissioned and supported by Documenta 11
Supported by Hessische Filmförderung

Hessische Filmförderung
Hessische Filmförderung