Film Info: Endspiel

Final, The (Endspiel)

Final, The

During a weekend camping trip with friends, Nicole unexpectedly goes into labor. To keep from drawing attention to herself, she sneaks off into the camper.

While the others are outside watching a football match on TV, Nicole gives birth to her child in the camper. Completely overwhelmed from the situation, she doesn't manage to recognize and accept it.


Mara Eibl-Eibesfeldt was born in Graefelfing near Munich in 1980. After several internships for television and film productions, she took up studies Journalism and Communication, Film Studies and Psychology in Berlin. Since 2003, she has been a student at the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich. Her films include: Begegnung (2000), Déjeuner du matin (2002), Yildiz (2003), and Endspiel (2005).
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2005
Director Mara Eibl-Eibesfeldt
Screenplay Mara Eibl-Eibesfeldt
Cinematography Gero Kutzner
Cast Katrin Filzen, Robert Wolfram
Production Company Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF/M)/Munich
Length 12 min
Format 16 mm, b&w
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Bilbao 2005, Munich IFFS 2005, Regensburg 2005, exground Wiesbaden 2005, Hamburg SFF 2005

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