Reference Projects


CURON (2020) – Casting Director (with Gabriella Giannattasio)

A mother and her teen kids return to her mysterious hometown village in

Northern Italy only to discover what lies below the surface of her past.

Produced by: Netflix and Indiana Production


THE BARBARIANS (2020) – Italy Casting

The famous battle of the Teutoburg Forest, in which Germanic warriors

halted the northward advance of the Roman Empire in AD 9. 

Directors: Barbara Eder, Philipp Leinemann

Producer: Gaumont, Netflix

Casting Director: Iris Baumüller


CRESCENDO (2019) – Casting Director

Arthouse feature about an orchestra composed of Israeli and Arab musicians.

Director: Dror Zahavi

Producer: Alice Brauner, CCC Filmkunst (GER)

Cast: Peter Simonischek, Bibiane Beglau, Daniel Donskoy, Mehdi Meskar, Sabrina Amali, Götz Otto

FORD VS. FERRARI (2019) – Italy Casting

The Ford Motor Company challenges Ferrari for the crown of Formula One racing at Le Mans.

Director: James Mangold

Producer: A Twentieth Century Fox Feature Film

Casting Director: Ronna Kress


HEAD FULL OF HONEY (2019) – Italy Casting

A man suffering from Alzheimer's embarks on a final road trip with his granddaughter.

Director: Til Schweiger

Producer: Barefoot Films (GER) / WB Germany

Casting Director: Iris Baumüller 



RIVALEN UND REBELLEN (2019) – Casting Director

Miniseries about a wildly popular -- and equally controversial -- South Tyrolean band.

Director: Oliver Sommer

Producer: Peter Trenkwalder (IT)

Cast: Nicolo Pasetti, Andreas Hartner, Rafael Haider, Angelo Konzett



TENSIONE SUPERFICIALE (2019) – Casting Director

Michela, a young Italian mother, decides to cross the Austrian border to work secretly as a prostitute.

Director: Giovanni Aloi

Producer: Ombre Rosse (IT)

Cast: Cristiana Dell’Anna, Benno Steinegger, Hannes Perkmann, Katja Lechthaler, Eva Kuen, Katia Fellin



ÖTZI AND THE MYSTERY OF TIME (2018) – Casting Director

Ötzi the Iceman magically reawakens and befriends a young boy

Director: Gabriele Pignotta

Producer: One More Pictures (IT) 

Cast: Michael Smiley, Alessandra Mastronardi, Diego Delpiano



A HIDDEN LIFE (2018) – South Tyrol Casting

The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis.

Director: Terrence Malick

Producer: Grant Hill (US), Studio Babelsberg (GER)

Casting Director: Anja Dihrberg

CANNES 2019



AMELIE RENNT (2017) – South Tyrol Casting

A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol to be cured.

Award Nominations/Wins: German Film Award, Berlinale Crystal Bear

Director: Tobias Wiemann

Producer: Lieblingsfilm (GER), helios sustainable films (IT)

Casting Director: Uwe Bünker



ICEMAN (2017) – South Tyrol Casting

The first unsolved murder case in the history of mankind

Director: Felix Randau

Producer: Port au Prince (GER), Echo Film (IT), Lucky Bird (GER), Amour Fou (AT)

Casting Director: Emrah Ertem



THE CORRESPONDENCE (2016) – South Tyrol Casting

Focused on the relationship between an astronomer and his lover, who spend their years apart.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Producer: Paco Cinematografica (IT)

Casting Director: Jeremy Zimmermann



IN GUERRA PER AMORE (2016) – US/UK Casting

A tender love story intertwines with the Allied conquering of Sicily during WWII

Award Nominations/Wins: David di Donatello (4); Silver Ribbon

Director: Pierfrancesco Diliberto (Pif)

Producer: Wildside (IT)

Casting Director: Francesca Borromeo



MAIK ÄFER FLIEG – South Tyrol Casting

A film adaptation of Christine Nöstlinger’s classic novel.

Award Nominations/Wins: Austrian Film Awards (3); Romy Award (3)

Director: Mirjam Unger

Producer: KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Production (AT)

Casting Director: Nicole Schmied



KÖNIG LAURIN (2015) – South Tyrol Casting

Based on the Dolomite legend of Dwarf King Laurin

Director: Matthias Lang

Producer: Sparkling Pictures (GER)

Casting Director: Daniela Tolkein



GRIND (1997) – Casting Director

Director: Chris Kentis

Producer: Kodiak Productions

Cast: Billy Crudup, Adrienne Shelley



BLESSING (1994) – Casting Director

Nominated for Sundance Grand Jury Prize

Director: Paul Zehrer

Producer: Starr Valley Films


















 

©2017 Cassandra Han  |  casting director