Films

Murat & Marina

 

Murat, 20, a handsome Turkish student is madly in love with Marina, a beautiful 17-year-old. Despite the difficulties of having to sneak around Marina's over-protective parents, and the pressure from Murat's mother to find a nice Turkish girl, the couple spend their stolen moments in youthful abandon. Until their passion results in a decision that will change their lives forever.

 

Writer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

 

© 2018 · drama · 95 mins. · in development

 

 

Unbreakable

 

Unbreakable follows three disadvantaged youths, an Afghan refugee, a disabled young woman and a teenage boy living with a life-threatening illness, as they momentarily put their hardships aside for one common goal: scaling to the top of an indoor climbing hall in Munich, Germany.

 

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Talile Abelt, Dominik Förster

Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Nicholas Jackson

 

© 2017 · documentary · 5 mins.

Limbo

 

A grieving father struggling to deal with the death of his teenage daughter comes face to face with her living doppelganger.

 

Writer: Amy Fruchtman

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Caprice Crawford

Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Nicholas Jackson

Starring: Wilfried Hochholdinger, Anne Alexander-Sieder, Irina Kurbanova

 

© 2017 · drama · 13 mins.

Language of Love

 

A confused man joins a support group looking for answers but leaves more confused than ever.

 

Writer: John Lambremont Jr.

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, John Lambremont Jr., Vanessa Montserrat Wittenbeck

Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Michael Plundrich

Starring: John Lambremont Jr., Christian Harting, Vanessa Montserrat Wittenbeck, John Julian, Telmo Branco, Corina Kinnear, Jennifer Nagy

 

 

© 2017 · comedy · 4 mins.

Rewinder

 

One man journeys to the past to secure his future.

Writers: Alexander Garms, Daniel Hettinger, Douglas Williamson

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Alex Pescosta, Oliver Theurich

Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: John F. McClellan

Starring: Jeff Yaworski, Wolfgang J. Fischer, Matilde Keizer, Nadir Sisman, Douglas Williamson, Blake Worrell

 

2nd Place: Best Film - 48 Hour Film Project (Germany)

Best Editing - 48 Hour Film Project (Germany)

Best Sound Design - 48 Hour Film Project (Germany)

 

© 2016 · drama · 8 mins.

Courage

 

A man struggles to overcome his nervousness with women in a bar when he stumbles upon words of wisdom in the bathroom.

Writer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Oliver Theurich

Cinematographer: Markus Kopke

Starring: Christian Harting, Rebekka Mueller, Vanessa Montserrat, Nicole Meier, Merle Fiona vor dem Gentschenfelde

 

Best Comedy - International Monthly Film Festival (Denmark)

Best Comedy - Barni International Film Festival (Russia)

 

© 2016 · comedy · 4 mins.

Moments

 

A story of love and loss and the enduring moments left behind.

 

Writer: Anne Alexander-Sieder

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Anne Alexander-Sieder

Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Nicholas Jackson

Starring: Anne Alexander-Sieder, John Julian

 

Best New Filmmaker + People's Choice Award - Shepparton Shorts Film Festival (Australia)

Best Cinematography (Nicholas Jackson) - Soul 4 Reel Film Festival (USA)

Best Film in Marriage Category - CTLPDX International Film Festival: Family (USA)

Best Film - Unprecedented Cinema Film Festival (Estonia)

Best Actress (Anne Alexander Sieder) - PiGrecoZen FilmFest (Italy)

 

© 2014 · drama · 4 mins.

Keep Smiling

 

A man struggles to get out from under the mediocrity of his life when he comes face to face with a beautiful smile.

 

Writer/Producer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Michael Rathgeber

Starring: John Julian, Elisa Moolecherry, Hakan Yildirim

 

© 2013 · comedy · 2 mins.

Time Flies

 

A young woman at a bar. A mysterious stranger sits next to her. A relationship forms that will change the course of time.

 

Writer/Producer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Korkut Akir

Starring: Jeffrey Yaworski, Irina Kurbanova, John Julian

 

2nd Place Win at the Kurz und Knapp Competition - Kaliber35 Munich International Short Film Festival

 

© 2012 · comedy · 5 mins.

Drive

 

14-year-old Sophie is forced to take matters into her own hands when her parents become incapable of holding the family together.

 

Writer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Walter Wudi

Cinematographer: Holger Fleig

Starring: Udo Wachtveitl, Pia Lautenbacher, Petra Einhoff, Sena Lou Niebling

 

© 2011 · drama · 22 mins.

The Fest

 

American tourist, Doggg, and his Japanese friend, Tak, have been planning this Oktoberfest trip to Munich for years. But now that Doggg's wife is on the verge of leaving him if he doesn't maintain his sobriety, Doggg faces the challenge of a lifetime.

 

Writers/Producers: Jean-Luc Julien, Douglas Williamson

Director/Cinematographer: Jean-Luc Julien

Starring: Douglas Williamson, Yuki Iwamoto, Sabrina Hellmig

 

© 2005 · comedy · 14 mins.

The Kiss

 

Chronicling a day in the life of a broken man: a man looking for escape but ultimately discovering salvation from the lips of a magical woman. A journey between love and loss, hope and despair, life and death.

 

Writer/Producer/Director: Jean-Luc Julien

Cinematographer: Jeff Chong

Starring: Henry Lide, Lisa Allison Engber, Amy Johnson

 

© 2000 · drama · 8 mins.

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