Heemwéi

Synopsis
France, September 1944: the end of WWII seems imminent as the Allied troops are closing in on Berlin… In the light of these events, two Luxembourgish conscripts decide to lay down their arms and desert from the German army. This is the story of their long and arduous journey home…
Director
Sacha Bachim
Year
2014
Genre
Feature / Fiction Drama
Language
Luxemburgish
Length
1h39min

Credits

Credits
Cast: Steve Hoegener, Luc Lamesch, Laurence Streitz, Michel Tereba, Nilton Martins, Marc Sascha Migge, Maximilian Stangl, Janine Horsburgh, Henri-Pierre Plais, Carole Nourry, Pitt Simon Directed by Sacha Bachim Screenplay by Steve Hoegener and Sacha Bachim Based on Original Ideas by Steve Hoegener, Sacha Bachim and Philippe Wirtz Produced by FEIERBLUMM Productions a.s.b.l. in association with the European “Youth in Action” Programme and the “Service national de la jeunesse” with the kind support of Ministère de la Culture, Arri Rental Luxembourg, stART Films s.à.r.l. and Pyrrhus Productions a.s.b.l. Production Manager: Yasin Özen Production Assistant: Paul Kohn Casting Director: Nilton Martins Director of Photography: Olivier Koos Production Design: François Biver Music: Daniel Balthasar Edited by Marc Recchia, Steve Flammang, Yasin Özen 1st Assistant Director: Yasin Özen 2nd Assistant Director: Nilton Martins 2nd Unit Director: Laurent Prim Production Assistants: Paul Kohn, Albert Engstfeld A-Camera Operator: Philippe Manderscheid, Jean-Marc Papi B-Camera Operator: Michel Tereba 1st Camera Assistant: Laurent Prim 2nd Camera Assistant: Constance Hinger, Mischaël Bertemes Pick-up Camera: Philippe Manderscheid, Serge Benassutti Gaffer: Pol Gleis Best Boy Electric: Jean-Marc Papi Key Grip: Fabien Olsem Grips: Tommy Hardt, Juan Aguilar, Max Flammang, Jonah Neuser, Yann Krecké, Véra Putz, Philippe Engstfeld, Daniel Brücher, Claude Hoffmann Production Sound: Thierry Steinberg, Sven Gindt Set Decorator: Céline Anen Property Master: Philippe Wirtz Carpenter: Jean-Paul Kremer Set Costumers: Tamara Zorn, Laurence Streitz, Philippe Wirtz Department Head Make-up Artist: Julie Asselborn Assistant Make-up Artists: Iris Spyckerelle, Sophie Garlinskas, Céline Anen, Katrin Elsen Department Head Hair Stylist: Tun Hair Stylists: Lidia Gonçalves Lima, Jonathan Saive, Sarah Reding, Chiara Massaro, Filipa Macedo Alvelos Pyrotechnical Special Effects: Claude Kaufmann Script Supervisor: Yves Steichen Location Manager: Florian Schmitz Assistant Location Manager: Patrick Védie Runners: Manuel Castellani, Linda Hoegener, Liz Anton Animal Handlers: Laure Elcheroth, Diane Elcheroth, Romain Ruscciti “Making Of“: Florian Schmitz Set Photographer: Ron Solfa, Melvin Hames, Jean-Marc Papi, Tommy Hardt Catering Chef: Claude Kremer Catering: Josianne Kremer, Laure Elcheroth, Patrick Védie, Vroni Engstfeld Military History Consultants: Roland Gaul, Patrick Murphy, Daniel Reiland, Philippe Reuter, Jérôme Kirsch, Jean-François Hild History Consultants: Martine Marchal, Emil Olsem Assistant Editor: Paul Kohn Colorist: Pol Winandy Visual Effects and Compositing: Pol Winandy Postproduction Sound: Tom Winandy, Christophe Hubert Sound Design: Tom Winandy Composer: Daniel Balthasar Cello Performances: Emmanuelle Seiwerath Music Recorded and Mixed by Daniel Balthasar Testscreening Coordinators: Thorben Grosser, Mehmed Özen Marketing and Distribution: Martine Kohn, Paul Kohn, Mehmed Özen, Nora Wenner, Alban Birch Purple Hearts: Ron Solfa, Max Federmeyer
Thanks to
Service national de la jeunesse, European Youth in Action Programme, Arri Rental Luxembourg, Salon de coiffure By Tun, Ripa Electric Sàrl, Musée national d’histoire militaire Diekirch, General Patton Memorial Mueseum Ettelbruck, Les Amis de l’Ardoise, Musée de l’Ardoise de Haut-Martelange, Volkskunde- und Freilichtmuseum Roscheider Hof, Musée December 1944, La Gleize, Amicale de la 7e Compagnie 35th US. Inf. Div. Santa Fe, M.V.C.L. Greyhounds asbl, Quadriga Luxembourg asbl, Memorial Club Simmer , White Star Memorial Club, Texas Oklahoma, Alsace Militaria, Sillegny & Allieds, Ciné Video Flash Roeserbann asbl, Centre national de l’audiovisuel, Proactif a.s.b.l., Restaurant Café “Bei der Giedel”, Luxembourg Airshow asbl, Centre virtuel de la connaissance sur l’Europe, Fond-de-Gras asbl, AMTF-Train asbl, Lycée Ermesinde Mersch, Lycée classique Diekirch, Club des jeunes Bech-Kleinmaacher, Theatergrupp Namasté, Lycée Hubert Clement, Filmreakter asbl, Theaterinfo, jgmrecords asbl / Catch! Recording Studio, Societe de Tir aux Armes Sportives Hesperange STH asbl, Final Take Group Georges Zeimet, Kim Schortgen, Bob Krieps, Patrick Védie, Raoul Nadalet, Bernard Michaux, Anne Schroeder, Raymand Linden, Romain Wirtz, Famille Kaufmann, Albert Boudrenghien, M. Schweitzer, M. Berberich, Fernand Dahm, Henri Eicher, Stefan Peters, Famill Wilmes, Famille Olinger Origer, Famille Elcheroth, Jean-Claude Schumacher, Hubert Scheitler, Malou Scheitler, Carlo Thiel, Jeannot Medinger, Marc Nickts, Romain Ruscciti, Diane Meirer & Duke, Jos Di Lazzaro, Samantha Rego, Saskia Gerks, Mike Boehler, Carlo Hasdorff, Christophe Meyen, Max Thiry, Pol Thiry, Sven Loes, Michel Wolf, Marc Thoma, Pol Tousch, Michael Dohrmann, Daniel Wagener, Michael Schaack, Marco Battistella, Johannes Steinray, Gilles Bartholomé, Dan Kramp, Raphael Reuland, Ben Breckler, Felix Opahle, Martine Wolff, Frédéric Zeimet, Jacques Molitor, Maggy Weyland Special Thanks to Steffen Ditter, Tun, Jean-François Hild, Roland Gaul
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