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Rebellion NYC

Step beyond the stern facade of Sven Marquardt and witness his raw creative passion.
5/5

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Oliver Würffell’s short documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the creative world of Sven Marquardt, the renowned bouncer of Berlin’s Berghain club, as he navigates the gritty streets of New York City with his camera lens. Beyond the menacing exterior of facial piercings and tattoos, the film paints a portrait of Marquardt’s endearing passions and artistic desires, dismantling preconceived notions about the man.

Sven’s rebellious nature and punk/new wave-inspired photographic style, captured through black and white 35mm film, infuse his work with a raw and feisty quality that speaks to his unconventional lifestyle. Despite language barriers (with the film in German and English subtitles), the documentary transcends boundaries, highlighting the captivating essence of Marquardt’s persona and his dynamic approach to photography.

Johnny Komar’s cinematography skillfully frames Sven against the backdrop of New York City, capturing the essence of his exterior photo shoots with beautiful shots that add a cinematic quality to the documentary. The film’s fantastic editing seamlessly weaves Sven’s narrative about his craft, featuring an array of models and providing a compelling portrayal of the man behind the notorious bouncer persona.

Brief Synopsis

The story of one of Berlin’s most iconic and recognisable characters: Sven Marquardt. The documentary doesn’t focus on Sven’s background as a bouncer at Berghain, but rather recounts the artist’s long-life journey into photography.
Sven Marquardt

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Director(s): Oliver Würffell
Writer(s): Oliver Würffell
Cast: Alessandro Brioschi, Camille Poppe, Cristiano Grim, Ian Anaya, Joey Diliberto, Matteo Garzia, Sven Marquardt
Producer(s): Jackson Morton, Joe Care, Pedro Aragão De Oliveira
Director of Photography: Johnny Komar
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Runtime: 5 min

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Rebellion NYC

Step beyond the stern facade of Sven Marquardt and witness his raw creative passion.
5/5

Review

Oliver Würffell’s short documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the creative world of Sven Marquardt, the renowned bouncer of Berlin’s Berghain club, as he navigates the gritty streets of New York City with his camera lens. Beyond the menacing exterior of facial piercings and tattoos, the film paints a portrait of Marquardt’s endearing passions and artistic desires, dismantling preconceived notions about the man.

Sven’s rebellious nature and punk/new wave-inspired photographic style, captured through black and white 35mm film, infuse his work with a raw and feisty quality that speaks to his unconventional lifestyle. Despite language barriers (with the film in German and English subtitles), the documentary transcends boundaries, highlighting the captivating essence of Marquardt’s persona and his dynamic approach to photography.

Johnny Komar’s cinematography skillfully frames Sven against the backdrop of New York City, capturing the essence of his exterior photo shoots with beautiful shots that add a cinematic quality to the documentary. The film’s fantastic editing seamlessly weaves Sven’s narrative about his craft, featuring an array of models and providing a compelling portrayal of the man behind the notorious bouncer persona.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

The story of one of Berlin’s most iconic and recognisable characters: Sven Marquardt. The documentary doesn’t focus on Sven’s background as a bouncer at Berghain, but rather recounts the artist’s long-life journey into photography.
Sven Marquardt

Credits

Director(s): Oliver Würffell
Writer(s): Oliver Würffell
Cast: Alessandro Brioschi, Camille Poppe, Cristiano Grim, Ian Anaya, Joey Diliberto, Matteo Garzia, Sven Marquardt
Producer(s): Jackson Morton, Joe Care, Pedro Aragão De Oliveira
Director of Photography: Johnny Komar
Animation:

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Country:
Language: ,
Year:
Runtime: 5 min
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