Black Box

Feature Film


There is a state of emergency. A metropolitan courtyard is closed off. Due to an unexplained incident, the police seal off all access to the courtyard. The residents are unsettled. Rumors gradually fuel fears. Suspicion and suspicions spread, and prejudices divide the neighborhood. The house community resembles a microcosm of society. Relationships are based on the pursuit of power and profit. And perhaps the real danger comes not from the outside, as assumed, but from within...


Screenplay & Director: Asli Özge
Camera: Emre Erkmen
Editor: Patricia Rommel
Production design: Pierre Pfundt
Costume design: Claudine Tychon
Make-up design: Sandra Campisi, Anja Daum, Anke Thot
Hair: Mike Carpino
Sound: Paul Heymans
Mixing: Thomas Gauder
Cast: Kristin Diehle
Producers: Daniel Mann, Till Derenbach, Michael Souvignier 
Co-producers (Belgium): Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Delphine Tomson
Co-producers: Nadir Öperli, Jan Krüger
Editors (ZDF): Alexandra Staib

Starring: Luise Heyer, Felix Kramer, Christian Berkel, Timur Magomedgadzhiev, Manal Issa, André Szymanski, Sascha Alexander Geršak, Jonathan Berlin, Anne Ratte-Polle, Inka Friedrich, Anna Brüggemann, Marc Zinga, and as guest Hanns Zischler, and many more.


"BLACK BOX" is a production of Zeitsprung Pictures and Les Films du Fleuve, in association with gilles mann filmproduktion and ZDF, in co-production with Port au Prince Film & Kultur Produktion and VOO - BeTV, supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, BKM Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Wallimage, Tax Shelter du Gouvernement fédéral belge, Casa Cafka Pictures - Belfius and EurimagesPort au Prince Pictures handles the German distribution and Beta Cinema handles the world sales.