Stratosphere Girl

Matthias X. Oberg Feature film - 2003 - 85 min.

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In Stratosphere Girl, filmmaker Matthias Oberg mixes the European narrative tradition with Japanese animations to arrive at a stylised thriller that is mainly set in nocturnal Tokyo. There, young and blonde girls from Europe make a living in dark clubs with horny Japanese men. Eighteen-year-old Belgian Angela (talented designer in the Japanese manga style) also ends up here after a meeting with DJ Yamamoto. The visual concept of the film, carried through to great lengths fits the alienating atmosphere from the manga cartoons.

Credits

Director(s) Matthias X. Oberg
Producer(s) Christoph Friedel
Karl Baumgartner
Frans van Gestel
Jeroen Beker
Production Company
Motel Films
Director of Photography
Michael Mieke
Production Design
Petra Barchin
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Production Country
Germany