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East Coast Premiere

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank

Germany, 2007, 13 min

Festival Year:2008

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Ötzvatan, Torsten Michaelis, David C. Bunners

Crew:Producer: Jochen Alexander Freydank - Screenwriter: Johann A. Bunners, Jochen Alexander Freydank - Editor: Anna Kappelmann - Cinematographer: Christoph "Cico" Nicolaisen - Original Score: Ingo Frenzel - Sound: Martin Hertel

Sales:Jochen Alexander Freydank - Mephisto Film, Berlin, Germany - T: +49 30 4424241 - F: +49 30 4424241


Germany 1942: In order to protect her son Marianne Meissner tried to make him believe that the Jewish neighbours are going on a journey to "Toyland". One morning her son has disappeared - the Jewish nighbours too. TOYLAND is a film about guilt, responsibility, small and big lies.

About the director

Jochen Alexander Freydank was born 1969 in East Berlin. He directed fringe theater, commercials and short films. He started his film career as first assistant director and editor before he became a screenwriter for TV an Film. At present he works as a producer of a TV series and prepares his first feature film as a director.


Director Jochen Alexander Freydank will be available for Q&A after the June 2nd screening.

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