Daniel Raboldt

Making movies but most of the time watching somebody elses movies.

Favorite films

  • Alien
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Rear Window
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • Welcome to Kittytown

    ★★★★

  • Eight Brothers and Sisters

    ★★★★½

  • The Elevator

    ★★★★

  • Better Half

    ★★★½

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  • Welcome to Kittytown

    Welcome to Kittytown

    ★★★★

    Snowdance Filmfestival 2023:

    A very funny and charming and dark post-apocalyptic story. In the beginning I was a bit afraid that the digestion humor and the over-acting of Ted would destory the film for me but I was surprised how much the ending and the bonding of Vern and Ted would touch me.

  • Eight Brothers and Sisters

    Eight Brothers and Sisters

    ★★★★½

    Snowdance Filmfestival 2023:

    Very impressive documentary that tells the life story of eight siblings and (in addition) almost 90 years of German history. It‘s hard NOT to make an emotionally gripping film with a subject like this but the director manages to tell the story in an authentic, loving and human (even though a bit redundant) way, without being sentimental or corny. The political themes are never central to the film (there is one episode in which I missed some…

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  • Mean Creek

    Mean Creek

    ★★★★

    You know from the beginning what is going to happen. But watching it happen is just thrilling, well acted, sad, believable and truthful. Good film.

  • A Living Dog

    A Living Dog

    Of course as director I can‘t rate or really review this movie. But I can say, that I‘m so proud of it and thankful for every crewmember, actor and crowdfunder who helped us to get it made.
    The film already changed so much in my life, although it hasn‘t really had its official world premiere by now. 
    Making a real science fiction feature film has always been my dream and I hope I‘ll be able to come back to this…