Nineandahalf's Goodbye

Nineandahalf's Goodbye

D, 2010, 14 min.

Director: Halina Dyrschka

Script: Guido Schmelich

Kamera: Alicja Pahl


Kulturelle Filmförderung Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Why can't you turn the dead hamster 'Nineandahalf' back on like a light switch? And how do you think he gets to heaven where he can live on?

A little story about two brothers and the important questions in life that even some adults can't always answer.


  • 2 Golden Elephant’s, International Children’s Film Festival India, Indien
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm- Murnau- Kurzfilmpreis 2011, Wiesbaden
  • Bester Kurzfilm beim Festival FESTICINEKIDS Cartagena, Kolumbien
  • Lobende Erwähnung der Kinderjury FESTICINEKIDS Cartagena, Kolumbien
  • Spezial-Preis der Jury, ROSHD International Film Festival, Teheran
  • Bester Kurzfilm beim 15. Int. SCHLINGEL Filmfestival in Chemnitz
  • Lobende Erwähnung der Kinderjury beim Festival LA MATATENA in Mexico City
  • Bester Kinderkurzfilm, Filmfestival Bayreuth „kontraste 2011“
  • Deutscher Hörfilmpreis 2013, Prädikat besonders wertvoll


  • Kinder-Medien-Festival „Goldener Spatz“ (D)
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival (GB)
  • Filmfest München (D)
  • Giffoni Film Festival (I)
  • Filmfestival La Matatena (Mexico)
  • Kurzfilmfestival „Shorts at Moonlight“ (D)
  • FesticineKids Cartagena (Kolumbien)
  • Schlingel Internationales Festival für Kinder (D)
  • Filmfest Wismar (D)
  • DokumentArt Neubrandenburg (D)
  • Klein Jasedower Filmtage (D)
  • Doha Tribeca Film Festival (Quatar)
  • ROSHD International Film Festival Teheran (Iran)
  • London Children’s Film Festival (GB)
  • Int. Children’s and Youth Film Festival Oulu (FIN)
  • Filmfestival Bayreuth “konraste 2011” (D)
  • Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis 2011, Saarbrücken (D)
  • Fifem Montréal’s International Children’s Film Festival (CAN)
  • Atlantic Film Festival/ Viewfinders Halifax (CAN)
  • Filmfest Dresden, International Film Festival (D)
  • IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival, Lissabon (P)
  • FISH  Filmfestival Rostock 2011 (D)
  • Frauenfilmfest “Beginen” Rostock (D)
  • Festiwal Filmów Dziecięcych GALICJA, Krakau (Pl)
  • International Children’s Film Festival India , The Golden Elefant (Indien)

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