a film by Sylvie Hohlbaum


Germany | 2012 | 14:20 min

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Human Interest Society

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Documentary Short film
now also on DVD
There seems to exist a clandestine dress code that all German 'best agers' secretly commit themselves to: Come retirement, and they all preferably start to wear beige. At least, this is what Hamburg based filmmaker Sylvie Hohlbaum observed. But she couldn’t care less. Until just after his 65th birthday, her father, of all people, stood before her: dressed in beige cap-a-pie. Now she had to find answers: Is there an alliance between wearing beige and getting old? Has my father turned into an old man now? And… will we all beigify one day?!?
1st Price exGround Filmfest Wiesbaden 2012 (Audience Award)
2nd Price Schwenninger Kurzfilmfest 2012 (Audience Award)

International Short Film Festival Hamburg 2012 | Germany (World Premiere)
Wendland Shorts 2012 | Germany
Lichter Open Air Offenbach 2012 | Germany
Open Air Filmfestival Weiterstadt 2012 | Germany
Nordische Filmtage Lübeck 2012 | Germany
Biberacher Filmfestspiele 2012 | Germany
Asiana International Short Film Festival Seoul 2012 | South Korea (International Premiere)
Kurzfilmnacht Braunschweig 2012 | Germany
Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest 2012 | Germany
Interfilm Berlin 2012 | Germany
Schwenninger Kurzfilmtage 2012 | Germany
Flensburger Kurzfilmtage 2012 | Germany
exground Filmfest Wiesbaden 2012 | Germany
Die 24 Stunden von Nürnberg 2012 | Gemany
Flickerfest Bondy Beach Sydney 2013 | Australia
International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand, Soirée Allemande 2013 | Frankreich
Cast and Crew
  • Director Sylvie Hohlbaum
Original Languages




Production Company
Tamtam Film GmbH
Berhringstr. 16, 22765 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 32522330
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