BACKLIGHT. Searching for Paul Celan


Johannes Gockeler
Rütjer Rühle
Oskar Ansull
Jean Bollack
Arnau Pons
Frieder Schuller
Ilona Peter
Eva Wal

Idea and direction: Katharina Mihm

Cinematography: Mathias Becker

Editing and color correction: Andi Winter

Sound: Gregor Kuschel and Wilm Brucker

Sound design: Gregor Kuschel

Recording: Urs Hauck

Music: Ensemble Sonorfeo

Title design: Cerin Hong

Production manager: Willi Lanzinger

Producer: Gerlinde Gruber

Executive producers: Markus Pauser, Erich Schindlecker

Graphic design: Philipp Striegler


Filmed in Romania, Ukraine, Austria, Germany, France and Spain


An e&a Film production © 2011 Produced with the support of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture