Combat Girls

Original Title: Kriegerin

technical information

2011; Germany; Drama, Coming of age; 103 minutes; DCP, HDCAM-SR; 1:2.35; Dolby SRD; Original Language: German; Subtitles: English

credits

Director
David Wnendt
Writer
David Wnendt
D.O.P.
Jonas Schmager
Editor
Andreas Wodraschke
Music
Johannes Repka
Production Company
Mafilm
Producer
Eva-Marie Martens, Alexander Martens, René Frotscher

cast

Marisa
Alina Levshin
Svenja
Jella Haase
Rasul
Sayed Ahmad Wasil Mrowat
Sandro
Gerdy Zint
Markus
Lukas Steltner
Oliver
Uwe Preuss
Andrea
Winnie Böwe
Bea
Rosa Enskat
Clemens
Haymon Maria Buttinger
Großvater Franz
Klaus Manchen
  • David Wnendt
  • Alina Levshin

David Wnendt

David Wnendt was born in 1977 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. His parents were moving a lot, so he was living in Islamabad, Miami, Brussels and Meckenheim. After his studies at the University of Berlin - Business Administration and Communication- and Massmedia with a specialisation on Journalism - he applied for the master at the Film and Television University "Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam-Babelsberg. During his studies he has been working for several TV, film and theater productions and tried different positions within the industry, like being the driver for a director from Hong-Kong or interviewing Janet Jackson. He gained some work experience at a theater in Paris as well. "Combat Girls" is his degree dissertation for the Film and Television University.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film
2008
Kleine Lichter
Short
2007
California Dreams
2006
Hannas Hobby
2000
Hanging On
photo of David Wnendt

Alina Levshin

Alina Levshin was born September 10th, 1984 in Odessa, Ukraine. From 2006 to 2010, she studied acting at the College of Film and Television "Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam. Levshin was one of the main cast members in Dominik Graf’s television series Im Angesicht des Verbrechens who collectively received the German Television Award in 2010. She won the German Film Prize for her performance in Combat Girls and she was awarded at the São Paulo International Film Festival.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film
2013
Lügen
2011
Schreie der Vergessenen
2011
Davon willst du nichts wissen
TV Series
2010
Im Angesicht des Verbrechens
photo of Alina Levshin
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