The Giraffe

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  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Release year: 1998
  • Running time: 105 min
Meschugge (English title - The Giraffe) is a 1998 German thriller film directed by Dani Levy and set during World War II. The German title roughly translates as "crazy". The English title refers to the nickname of a character who was once in charge of... read more

Meschugge (English title - The Giraffe) is a 1998 German thriller film directed by Dani Levy and set during World War II. The German title roughly translates as "crazy". The English title refers to the nickname of a character who was once in charge of the Treblinka extermination camp. The film features mainly English dialogue, though it features German dialogue as well.

Original Release

09/14/1998

Cast

Maria Schrader Lena Katz
Dani Levy David Fish
David Strathairn Charles Kaminski
Nicole Heesters Lena's Mother
Lukas Ammann Max Weiss
Wichart von Roëll Police Chief Bachmeier
David Warren Burke Paramedic
Marcia Jean Kurtz Rita Teichmann
Jeffrey Wright Win
Lynn Cohen David's Mother
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Dani Levy, Maria Schrader

Writers

Dani Levy, Maria Schrader

Cast

Maria Schrader Lena Katz
Dani Levy David Fish
David Strathairn Charles Kaminski
Nicole Heesters Lena's Mother
Lukas Ammann Max Weiss
Wichart von Roëll Police Chief Bachmeier
David Warren Burke Paramedic
Marcia Jean Kurtz Rita Teichmann
Jeffrey Wright Win
Lynn Cohen David's Mother
Stephanie Roth Haberle Rahel Fish (as Stephanie Roth)
R.J. Cutler Rahel's Husband
Erin Rakow Slavie Fish
Daniel Mastroianni Menachem Fish
Paul Butler Lt. Lynch
Mario Giacalone Det. Pucci
Mark Zimmerman Bregman
Francine Beers Martha Galinski
Sylvia Kauders Sarah Singer
Penny Arcade Bartender

Producers

Stefan Arndt Executive Producer
Peter-Christian Fueter Executive Producer
Dani Levy Executive Producer
Margot Bridger Producer
Milanka Comfort Producer
Gebhard Henke Producer
Andi Huber Producer
Andreas Schreitmüller Producer
Tom Spiess Producer
Susann Wach-Rösza Producer

Editors

Ueli Christen, Sabine Hoffman, Dani Levy

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