Winner 2017

Germany 2016

93 min.

While his mother is in rehab and his father is on a "business trip" with his assistant, 14-year-old outsider Maik is spending the summer holidays bored and alone at his parents' villa, when rebellious teenager Tschick appears. Tschick, a Russian immigrant and an outcast, steals a car and decides to set off an a journey away from Berlin with Maik tagging along for the ride. So begins a wild adventure where the two experience the trip of a lifetime and share a summer they will never forget.

  • Director: Fatih Akin
  • Producer: Marco Mehlitz
  • Screenwriter: Lars Hubrich
  • Director of photography: Rainer Klausmann
  • Main Cast: Tristan Göbel (Maik Klingenberg), Anand Batbileg Chuluunbaatar (Tschick), Mercedes Müller (Isa)
  • Editor (Cut): Andrew Bird
  • Sound Design: Kai Tebbel
  • Original Score: Vince Pope
  • Production Design: Jenny Roesler
  • Costume Design: Anna Wübber
  • Makeup: Kitty Kratschke, Peter Bour