Nowhere in Africa

Nowhere in Africa (2001)

One family's tale of a homeland lost... and a homeland found.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2001-12-11
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 156 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 20min
  • Language: Kiswahili
  • Production Company: Media Cooperation One
  • Production Country: Germany
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A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening gown. While Regina adapts readily to this new world, forming a strong bond with her father's cook, an African named Owuor.

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    Directing Caroline Link Director
    Writing Caroline Link Screenplay
    Writing Susanne Liebetrau Screenplay
    Writing Stefanie Zweig Novel
    Camera Gernot Roll Director of Photography
    Art Susann Bieling Production Design
    Art Uwe Szielasko Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Grupp Costume Design
    Editing Patricia Rommel Editor
    Sound Magda Habernickel Sound Designer
    Sound Andreas Wölki Sound Designer
    Sound Einar Marell Sound Designer
    Sound Niki Reiser Original Music Composer
    Sound Mel Kutbay Foley
    Sound Tschangis Chahrokh Sound mixer
    Production Andreas Bareiß Executive Producer
    Production Sven Ebeling Producer
    Production Bernd Eichinger Producer
    Production Peter Herrmann Producer
    Production Thilo Kleine Producer
    Production Jürgen Tröster Line Producer
    Production Michael Weber Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Stephanie Hilke Makeup Artist