I should have held on to the chandelier

a film by Diego Hauenstein

I should have held on to the chandelier

Germany | 2020 | 71:00 min

Original Title:
ICH HÄTTE AM KRONLEUCHTER HÄNGEN BLEIBEN MÜSSEN

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
Ulrike and Olli met while touring with Circus Roncalli in 1985. As a part of the successful clown duo 'Illi and Olli', he was living his childhood dream. She had left her life as a nurse in Berlin behind to become a part of the circus family. Once the season was over, she followed him to Switzerland. What sounds like the beginning of a fairytale, soon settles in reality. On creative crisis, parenting, and aging: A story about my parents` relationship.
Festivals/Awards
2020
54 Hof IFF

2021
56 Solothurner Filmtage
Cast and Crew
  • Director Diego Hauenstein
  • Producer Patricia Langenhan, Nelson Happ
  • Director of Photography Ramón Königshausen, Konstantin Pape, Niklaus Schreiber
  • Main cast Olli Hauenstein, Ulrike Hauenstein
  • Editor Simon Gutknecht, Quirin Grimm
  • Sound Johannes Schelle
  • Score Nicolas Balmer
Original Languages

German

French

Russian

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