Alphagirl

17-year old Nastassja's visit to her father turns from bad to worse when the rebellious teenager meets her dad‘s acting partner and friend, Kai. At long last, Nastassja has found a victim in her quest for revenge on her irresponsible father, whom she blames for an emotionally damaging childhood. She plots to seduce Kai...

  • Martin Monk
    Director
    Happy Tears
  • Martin Monk
    Writer
    Happy Tears
  • Martin Monk
    Producer
    Happy Tears
  • Marc Westerholt
    Producer
  • Mirella Pappalardo
    Producer
  • Emma Drogunova
    Key Cast
    "Nastassja"
    Back for good, Wolfsland
  • Michael Schiller
    Key Cast
    "Thomas"
    Schindler's List
  • Sascha Tschorn
    Key Cast
    "Kai"
  • Paula Kroh
    Key Cast
    "Mascha"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Alphamädchen
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 25, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Language:
    German
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • HollyShorts
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    August 10, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Max Ophüls Preis
    Saarbrücken
    Germany
    January 25, 2017
    National Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Filmfest Dresden
    Dresden
    Germany
    April 20, 2018
    Official Selection / Youth Films
  • Landshut Short Film Festival
    Landshut
    Germany
    March 18, 2018
    Youth Films
Director Biography - Martin Monk

Martin Monk is a German film director, script writer and photographer. He studied history, literature and philosophy in London, Paris and Berlin, graduating with a Master of Arts in Cultural Theory. His narrative short films were shown at festivals worldwide including Raindance, HollyShorts, Max Ophüls Prize and Filmfest Dresden. Analog photography, which he took up as a teenager, serves as a great source of inspiration for his cinematic work. Since 2017, he studies directing in the class of Michael Haneke in the Master's program at Film Academy Vienna.

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