Wintersleepers (1997)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1997-10-30
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 36 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: X Filme Creative Pool
  • Production Country: Germany
  • Director: Tom Tykwer
star 7.1/10
From 36 Ratings


Young blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local Theo, whose daughter, after being in coma for a time, dies. Rene suffers from partial short term memory loss and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who stole his car and Theo - for the man who killed his daughter...

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  • Ulrich Matthes

    as René
  • Marie-Lou Sellem

    as Laura
  • Floriane Daniel

    as Rebecca
  • Heino Ferch

    as Marco Mullier
  • Josef Bierbichler

    as Theo
  • Laura Tonke

    as Nina
  • Sophia Dirscherl

    as Marita
  • Sebastian Schipper

    as Otto
  • Saskia Vester

    as Anna
  • Werner Schnitzer

    as Chefarzt
Production An Dorthe Braker Casting
Writing Tom Tykwer Screenplay
Directing Tom Tykwer Director
Sound Tom Tykwer Original Music Composer
Production Stefan Arndt Producer
Sound Johnny Klimek Original Music Composer
Sound Reinhold Heil Original Music Composer
Camera Frank Griebe Director of Photography
Art Alexander Manasse Production Design
Production Maria Köpf Executive Producer
Writing Anne-Françoise Pyszora Novel
Editing Katja Dringenberg Editor
Art Uli Hanisch Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Aphrodite Kondos Costume Design
Sound Matthias Lempert Sound Designer
Sound Arno Wilms Sound Designer
Sound Arvo Pärt Additional Soundtrack