• synopsis

    The Mediterranean city of Benidorm stands for all-inclusive tourism, permanent sunlight, booze and for a coastline poured in concrete. During the winter its residents are almost exclusively pensioners. Benidorm is a film about age, dignity and life’s transience.

  • cast and crew

    writer / director Carolin Schmitz

    dop Hajo Schomerus

    sound Andreas Hildebrand

    production manager Jenny Walendy

    producer Titus Kreyenberg

  • festivals and awards

    German Shortfilm Award 2006 – Best Documentary;

    Audience Award Best

    Film Exground Filmfestival Wiesbaden

    Nominated for the German Camera Award 2007;

    1. Price Competition International Shortfilmfestival Nancy.


    Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montreal, DocuDays Beirut, Dokumentarfilmfest Kassel, Interfilm Berlin, Alcine Filmfestival Madrid, Huesca Film Festival, Exground Wiesbaden, 17. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage; International Short Film Festival Tampere, Int. Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund, Int. KurzFilmFestival Hamburg, Aye Aye Film Festival Nancy, Barcelona Independent Film Festival, Aarhus Filmfestival.