Life's No Piece Of Cake

Original Title: Das Leben ist nichts für Feiglinge

technical information

2012; Germany; Black comedy, Coming of age; 98 minutes; HDCAM-SR; 1:2.35; 5.1 mix; Original Language: German; Subtitles: English; Dubbed Versions: French

credits

Director
André Erkau
Writer
Gernot Gricksch
D.O.P.
The Chau Ngo
Editor
Claudia Wolscht
Music
Steffen Kahles, Christoph Blaser
Production Company
Riva Filmproduktion
Co-Producer
Ulf Israel, Helge Sasse
Producer
Michael Eckelt
Line Producer
Christian Vennefrohne
Co-Production
WDR/ARTE, Senator Film
Sound
Richard Borowski
Creative Producer
Dirk Decker

cast

Markus Färber
Wotan Wilke Möhring
Kim Färber
Helen Woigk
Gerlinde Färber
Christine Schorn
Alex
Frederick Lau
Paula
Rosalie Thomass
Franz
Edin Hasanovic
  • André Erkau
  • Wotan Wilke Möhring

André Erkau

André Erkau grew up in Bremen. After he completed his actor's training, he worked for theatre and TV. In 2001 André Erkau began to study Film direction at the academy of media arts in Cologne. He finished his study 2005 with his diploma-movie 37 ohne Zwiebeln. This short film won more as twenty film awards and was in 2006 one of Germany's most successful short films. Also his cine film - debut Come in and Burn Out received awards.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film
2011
Arschkalt
2010
Johnny Kühlkissen
2008
Come in and Burn Out
2008
Selbstgespräche
2006
37 ohne Zwiebeln
2003
Verkauftes Land
TV Series
2001
Fabrixx
1993
Nicht von schlechten Eltern
photo of André Erkau

Wotan Wilke Möhring

He grew up in Herne. The former electrician worked as club owner, doorman and model and studied Communication at the Berlin University of Arts. He lived in New York for two years and joined did some acting workshops in Cologne and Los Angeles. Wotan Wilke Möhring had his first screen appearance in the TV-movie "Die Bubi-Scholz-Story" in 1998.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film
2011
Black Brown White
2011
Männerherzen... und die ganz große Lieb
2009
Männerherzen
2009
Soul Kitchen
2009
Pandorum
2008
Valkyrie
2001
The Experiment
TV Series
2000
Auf eigene Gefahr
photo of Wotan Wilke Möhring
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