Mars Closer



„We have made our peace with the fact that we are not coming back. We are real, true pioneers. The first ever people on another planet. We are now interplanetary.“

In 2024 a private organization plans to send a group of four people to Mars. Paul Leeming and Pauls Irbins are both shortlisted candidates fort the planet’s first human settlement.

The mission is going to be a one-way trip.

Cast & Crew


Paul Leeming Pauls Irbins


Directors & Screenplay Annelie Boros & Vera Maria Brückner

Director of Photography Julian Krubasik

Editor Frank Müller

Score Cico Beck & Florian Kreier

On Set Recording Annelie Boros & Vera Maria Brückner

Sound Mix Andreas Goldbrunner

Sound Design Andreas Goldbrunner

Color Grading Nicholas Coleman

Production Management Florian Kamhuber & Fabian Halbig

Line Producer Ferdinand Freising

Production Company NORDPOLARIS & HFF München

Producers Fabian Halbig & Florian Kamhuber


– OFFICIAL SELECTION “VISIONS DU RÈEL” festival (Nyon, CH); world premiere section “Premiers Pas”

– SPECIAL MENTION for the EDWARD SNOWDEN AWARD of the 13th International Festival Signes de Nuit (Signos de Noite) (Lisboa, Portugal)