Welcome to the the monthly film series with short films and background stories from over 20 years of our production activity. In March – springtime of the northern hemisphere – we present the romantic THE ROBOT.
Shortly before the beginning of maxim film, the 35mm short film THE ROBOT (O Robô) was produced in 1993/94 in São Paulo, Brazil, under the direction of Bruno den André and Peter Roloff’s camera. From this collaboration, a total of three internationally successful films should emerge.
At that time, cinema film production in Brazil was virtually silent, absurdly to our advantage, as all actors, film crew and rental companies were looking forward to working for the big screen. For this, Peter Roloff carried around 30 kg hand luggage from Germany with an Arri camera and 16- and 35mm raw film light-footed through the customs.