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    Make or break | Creare o distruggere

    Mike Plitt, Falk Schuster
    Germany | 2022 | 8’06 v.o. sub. ENG/ITA | Italian Preview

    Due to his mother’s criticism of the state, Alex gets caught up in the mills of the GDR home system and threatens to break down due to the re-education measures that prevail especially at the infamous Juvenile Detention Centre Torgau.

    Direction: Falk Schuster; Mike Plitt
    Script: Mike Plitt
    Animation: Falk Schuster, Alexander Schmidt
    Composting: Julian Quitsch
    Music, Sound Design: Hannes Schulze
    Executive Producers: Alexander Lahl, Max Mönch, Mike Plitt
    Production: mobyDOK GmbH

    Falk Schuster

    Mike Plitt

    Falk Schuster
    Drawing from a variety of animation techniques, his works include both independent projects, mixed media films, and commissioned productions. His works have won numerous awards. In 2018, he founded the production company “hug films GbR” together with documentary filmmaker Alina Cyranek, which is dedicated to the development and production of high-quality, content-rich, and innovative documentary and animation films for both classical and new media.

    Mike Plitt
    Cultural historian, author, director and concept developer who works on animated films, image films, documentaries and digital storytelling formats and advises and accompanies museums/memorial sites with their online presence. The cross-media documentary “The Hoheneck-Complex” (2020) was nominated for the Grimme Online Award in 2021. His debut feature “Up here, with the White Gods” (2020) premiered at the Annecy Film Festival.