Sunshine Superman tells the story of Carl Boenish who pioneered and popularized the activity of BASE jumping. Carl married Jean Campbell and together they travelled to Norway in 1984 to jump from the cliffs of Trollveggen. Against the backdrop of the midnight sun, tragedy strikes.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2014
Production country:
USA
Co production country:
UK
Norway
Release date (international):
2014-09-04
Production company:
Scissor Kick Films
Co production company:
Submarine Entertainment
Flimmer Film AS
Executive producer:
Alex Gibney
Josh Braun
Dan Braun
Samantha Horley
Producer:
Marah Strauch
Eric Bruggemann
Co producer:
Lars Løge
Sales agent:
Submarine Entertainment
The Salt Company Ltd.

Director

  • Marah Strauch

    Marah Amberlyn Strauch is a visual artist turned producer/ director. Marah Graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. After graduating from RISD she moved to New York City, where she studied filmmaking and screenwriting at NYU and The New School.

    She has directed over a dozen short films, many of which toured the festival circuit and showed in galleries nationwide. In 2003 Marah co-founded Scissor Kick Films. Scissor Kick Films has produced and edited many short films, industrials, documentaries and commercials

Festivals

2014:
Toronto International Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Marah Strauch
Screenplay:
Marah Strauch
Eric Bruggemann
Cinematographer:
Carl Boenish
Nicolay Poulsen
Vasco Nunes
Editor:
Kevin McGuinness
Marah Strauch
Eric Bruggemann
Composer:
John Erik Kaada

Technical information

Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
96'
Language:
English

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