Bauhaus - A New Era
Direction: Lars Kraume
zero one film in Coproduction with ZDF/ARTE, Constantin Television, Nadcon Film .
Funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, MFG Baden-Württemberg, German Motion Picture Fund.
World Distribution: Beta Film
1919. WWI has just ended; the old imperial empires have collapsed. Europe is swept up in a wave of modern ideas. During this age of turmoil, a young woman named Doerte Helm is studying arts. Hearing Walter Gropius’ first speech about a new era at the newly-founded Bauhaus school, she follows his call. His innovative approach is provocative for many but exciting to Doerte and she becomes a true disciple of the new movement – and something more to Gropius. The school becomes a breeding ground for modernity, jazz – and feminism. But while at the Bauhaus, a new form of life with it new hopes evolve, inflation leaves many hungry and worried about the future. Gropius proposes to Doerte, adding fuel to the fire to the ensuing scandal threatening the very existence of the Bauhaus; the school of art that would go on to shape the 20th century like no other…
Screenplay: Judith Angerbauer, Lars Kraume
Director: Lars Krause
DoP: Jens Harant
Sound: Patrick Veigel
Production Design: Olaf Schiefner
Costume Design: Esther Walz
Make Up Artist: Jens Bartram
Editing: Barbara Gies
Archive: Monika Preischl
Producer: Thomas Kufus
Cast: Anna Maria Mühe, August Diehl, Birgit Minichmayr, u.a.