Programme

Lauras Stern

Joya Thome

Germany, 2021 / 79 min / German OV (DE OV) / Family

An enchanting live-action adaptation of a classic children’s book, featuring a wonderful cast.

After moving to an apartment in the big city, Laura misses her old home in the country. One evening, she sees a small star fall from the sky. Laura and the star then live magical adventures that make her wildest dreams come true. But the star also longs for its home. Together with her brother and the boy next door, Laura wants to help the star return to space. - Text written by Filmfest München

 

Screenings
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Cast & Credits
Cast 
Emilia Kowalski, Michel Koch, Luise Heyer, Ludwig Trepte, Jonas May
Screenplay 
Piet De Rycker, Alexander Lindner, Thilo Graf Rothkirch, Michael Mädel, Claudia Seibl, Joya Thome; based on the book “Laura’s Star” by Klaus Baumgart
Cinematographer 
Daniela Knapp
Montage 
Jamin Benazzouz
Sound 
Sylvain Remy
Set 
Frank Bollinger
Music 
Nick Glennie-Smith, Henning Lohner, Hans Zimmer
Production 
Westside Filmproduktion GmbH
Coproduction 
Rothkirch Cartoon-Film GmbH, Animationsfabrik GmbH
Distribution 
Warner Bros Entertainment GmbH
Biography

Joya Thome was born in Berlin in 1990. She began making short films and working on film sets as a teenager. In addition to her work as a director, assistant director, and caster, she studied education and social sciences in Berlin and New York. She directed her feature film debut in 2017, KÖNIGIN VON NIENDORF, which received various awards. She also directed several episodes of the popular youth series DRUCK (2020).

LAURAS STERN is her new feature film.

 

Filmography
  • 2021 – Lauras Stern
  • 2021 – Druck (TV series)
  • 2018 – Just Push Abuba Druck (TV series)
  • 2017 – Königin von Niendorf
  • 2014 – Love, Yesterday (short)
  • 2011 – Geschwister (short)
  • 2010 – Hätte der Mond auch Schokolade geweint? (short)