UB-13

Following a misjudgement by its ambitious young captain, a German WWI U-boat is forced to wait for a prolonged period on the bottom of the North Sea, facing the threat of enemy torpedo ships. This causes unprecedented physical and mental challenges for captain and crew.


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Running time: 12:31

 

Original Production Format: 35 mm

 

Original Language: German

 

Subtitles: English

 

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

 

Sound: Stereo

 

Produced in 2017 in London, UK

 

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS & AWARDS

 

HollyShorts Film Festival 2018 (TCL Chinese Theaters, Hollywood, CA)

 

New Renaissance Film Festival 2018 (Close-Up Cinema, London, UK)

*Winner* Best Historical Short Film

 

IWM Short Film Festival 2018 (Imperial War Museum, London, UK)


Film Shortage - Daily Short Pick (Online)

 

 

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CAST


Oberleutnant zur See Arthur Metz: Dan Anderson


Steuermann Johannes Nierlich: Atilla Akinci


Obermatrose Frits Thomas: Michael Wagner


Matrose Hermann Wolff: Simon Stache


MarIngAsp Artur Breidenbend: Paul Vitty


Bootsmann Daniel Siebert: Josh Leese



CREW


Writer and Director: Juri Ferri


Producer: Tito Téllez


Director of Photography: Tom Hudson


Camera Operator: Emma Catalfamo


Production Designer: Andrea Vigoni


Hair and Make-Up Designer: Alice Jones


Music: Enrico Ferri


Editor: Ksenia Kravchenko

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Interview by Massimo Barbato, Creative Director, NRFF - New Renaissance Film Festival blog

 

 

 

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Review by SEEN London

 

"...It was skilfully shot and filmed in black and white. It was a remarkable achievement given that there are no extant WWI subs left..."

 

 

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We Are Moving Stories embraces new voices in drama, documentary, animation, TV, web series, music  video, women's films, LGBTQIA+, POC, First Nations, scifi, supernatural, horror, world cinema.

 

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"...In the case of UB-13, its strengths definitely outweigh its weaknesses. Director Ferri tells a good story, placing us in a claustrophobic underwater coffin, and helming a competent filmmaking crew working hard visually to deliver on his story..."

 

 

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Article by "L'Eco di Bergamo", 28th August 2018 (in Italian).

 

 

 

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Review by Indie Shorts Mag, the most read review of 2018!

 

"..‘UB-13’ is an absolute treat [...] worth watching for its masterful realisation of the director’s vision..."

 

 

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