Kennedy's Brain

Event: 03.04.2010 | 8:15 pm | ARD

Kennedy's Brain tells the story of a mother who, after the mysterious death of her son, begins her own investigation into why he died. Her pursuit of the truth leads to Africa, where she traces a humanitarian scandal that her son seems to have been implicated in, and makes a life-threatening discovery. The film is based on a novel by the "master of suspense", Henning Mankell.

Picture: Marco Meenen

Cast & Crew 

 Executive Producers

Ronald Mühlfellner, Mikael Wallén, Ole Sondberg


Hamid Baroua

Coproduction Company             

Yellow Bird Films AB


ARD Degeto

Commissioning Editors

Hans-Wolfgang Jurgan, Birgit Titze


Nils-Morten Osburg


Urs Egger

Director of Photography                   

Martin Kukula


Iris Berben, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Heino Ferch, Michael Nyquist, Rolf Lassgard, Christophe Malavoy, Mata Gabin, Karl Markovics, Andreas Wilson, Emile Abossolo MBO, Bjoern Floberg, Birge Schade, Julia Dufvenius, Maren Scheel et al.


Lucky Englander, Fritz Fleischhacker, Christa Schamberger, Ana Feyder, Siegfried Wagner

Line Producer

Herbert Häußler

Unit Production Manager

Thomas Rohde

Set Design

Josef Sanktjohanser

Costume Design

Birgit Hutter


Michele Orlia, Heiner Niehues


Marius Ruhland


Andrea Mertens