Der Besuch

Year: 2018
Country: Germany
Director: Christian Werner
Cast: Matthias Brenner, Helena Pieske, Cornelia Heyse
Genre: short
Runtime: 14 min.
Age: 12+

Christmas miracles of volunteer Klaus

Klaus (60) works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he considers to hang up his job. But then, he gets a call from the children’s intensive care unit.

Awards & Festivals:

Schlingel - Chemnitz International Film Festival for Children and Youth – Audience Award for (Short Film Program)
Biberach Film Festival – Biber Prize for Best Short Film
Concours de Courts Festival in Toulouse – Special Jury Prize
Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival – Special Jury Prize
Annual USA Dallas Film Festival – Best Actor
Paphos International Film Festival – Audience Award
Peterhof International Film Festival – Special Jury Mention
Ficaij Audiovisual Festival for Children and Youth, Venezuela – Best Screenplay
Eat my shorts film festival in Hagen – Audience Award


Available online

25 January – 31 December
Language: German, Russian subtitles