• synopsis

    Jan Westheim is currently completing his last year of training. He wants to do it right. But what is right when the pressure on Jan and his collegues is constantly growing in times of restructuring? The Education describes the system of modern working environments and shows to what extent it has an effect on peoples’ lives.

  • cast and crew

    cast Joseph Bundschuh, Anke Retzlaff, Anja Kaul, Dagmar Sachse, Stefan Rudolf, Frank Voß


    writer / director Dirk Lütter

    script consultant Valeska Griesebach

    dop Henner Besuch

    editor Antonia Fenn

    set design Christiane Krumwiede

    costume design Manfred Schneider

    sound Andreas Hildebrandt

    commissioning editor Andrea Hanke

    producer Titus Kreyenberg


    in collaboration with WDR

    funded by Film und Medienstiftung NRW


    distribution Basis-Film Verleih

    sales agent Media Luna New Films

  • festivals and awards

    Dialogue en perspektive - Berlinale 2011, FIPRESCI Preis Schwerin, Best Film Award Abycine


    Berlinale 2011 Perspektive Deutsches Kino, World Film Festival Montreal, Intl. Filmfest Emden, Abycine Albacete International Film Festival, Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Mumbay Film Festival, Bieberacher Filmfestspiele, Univerciné Nantes, Augenblick – Festival des deutschsprachigen Films im Elsass, Gwangju IFF Korea, Sao Paulo IFF Brasilien, Fünf Seen Film Festival