email print share on facebook share on twitter share on google+

OH BOY

by Jan Ole Gerster

synopsis

Niko is in his late 20s and recently dropped out of college. He lives for the moment, oblivious to his growing status as an outsider until one day he’s forced to confront the consequences of his inaction. His girlfriend breaks up with him, his father cuts off his allowance, a psychiatrist confirms his “emotional imbalance”, and a peculiar beauty returns from his past. But all Niko wants is a decent cup of coffee…

international title: Oh Boy
original title: Oh Boy
country: Germany
sales agent: Beta Cinema
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Ole Gerster
film run: 88'
release date: DE 01/11/2012, NL 30/05/2013, BE 05/06/2013, FR 05/06/2013, NO 16/08/2013, HU 26/09/2013, IT 24/10/2013, PL 25/04/2014
screenplay: Jan Ole Gerster
cast: Tom Schilling, Marc Hosemann, Friederike Kempter, Ulrich Noethen
cinematography by: Philipp Kirsamer
film editing: Anja Siemens
art director: Juliane Friedrich
producer: Marcos Kantis, Alexander Wadouh
production: Schiwago Film GmbH, HR - Hessischer Rundfunk, Chromosom Filmproduktion, ARTE Deutschland
distributor: X Verleih, Cinemien, Abc Distribution, Diaphana Distribution, Academy Two, Aurora Films, Surtsey Films