Mountain Fever

Germany | 2016 | 8 minutes | Frederic Hambalek

Trapped on a mountain in a terrible snowstorm in the dead of night, one of the climbers reports his tentmate missing. Now they have to embark on a dangerous search.

Director Biography

Frederic Hambalek  was born in 1986 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He graduated from Universitaet Mainz in film studies and American studies., and was a scholar of the script workshop Munich. Hambalek won the Tankred Dorst script award in 2016.

  • Original Language Title: Bergfieber
  • Director: Frederic Hambalek
  • Principal Cast: Andreas Nicki, Isaak Dentler, Sven Fricke, Christian Aumer
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Germany
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 8 minutes
  • Producer: Peter Meister
  • Screenplay: Frédéric Hambalek
  • Cinematographers: Alexander Griesser
  • Editors: Max Fey
  • Music: Sebastian Fillenberg
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: German
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Opening Night

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