Hawaiian Gardens

A 17 year-old student finds her heart caught between

a young German Internet gangster and her jealous old mentor.

 

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A film by Percy Adlon

Baldur “Baldi” Graf……… André Eiserman

Rosa………………………Valeria Hernandez

Shulzov………………….. Richard Bradford

Shirin…….………………..Shareen Mitchell

Mr. Hu’o’ng….…………….Tsi Ma

Striezel ………….………..Gerhard Geschwind

Edwin…………….………. Michael Grimm

Fritz…………………….… Florian Fitz

and

M.O. ………………….…..Richard Roundtree

A TRIANGLED LOVE AND DETECTIVE STORY ABOUT BIG TIME COPYRIGHT FRAUD AND A BIGGER TIME CRUSH.

In a strip mall somewhere in the glaring dust of Los Angeles County…

wp85761357.jpg Baldi wants Shulzov. Rosa wants Baldi. Shulzov is jealous.

Baldi is thirty. Rosa is seventeen. Shulzov is seventy.

Rosa is a student. Baldi is a copyright pirate. Shulzov is a famous writer, ‘DogShit’ his cult novel.

Rosa’s passion are books. Baldi’s passion is money. Shulzov’s passion is Rosa.

Rosa would rather sleep with Baldi.

Shulzov would rather kill Baldi.

Baldi would rather die for Rosa.

Is Baldi a monster?

Is Rosa a bitch?

Is Shulzov an enigma?

Rosa follows Baldi to a small town in Germany, hidden in the expanse of a dark forest

wpcb1ee6c7.jpg Directed by Percy Adlon

Written by Eleonore Adlon & Percy Adlon

Director of Photography – Rudolpho Paul

Editor – Jochen Künstler

Music by Bob Telson

Production design - Bernt “Amadeus” Capra / Camilla Nagler

Costume design - Christina Kern / Stacy Porter

TV Executive in charge of production - Benigna von Keyserlingk

Produced by Eleonore Adlon

A co-production of pelemele Film, Munich, Leora Films, Santa Monica, and Bayerischer Rundfunk

Shot in July/August 2000 in Silverlake/Los Angeles, and Frauenau, Bavaria on minidv, transfer to 35mm, 1:1.85, dolby stereo and 5.1

wped8c700e.jpg Country of origin: Germany

In English, 107 minutes.

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