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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 01/2020

Love and loss are in close proximity in Lena Stahl's feature debut about a teenager and his mother setting off on a journey together after they almost lost one another.

The tragicomic and emotionally gripping story features Jonas Dassler, star of Fatih Akin's THE GOLDEN GLOVE and Lars Kraume’s THE SILENT REVOLUTION, as the title character opposite Anke Engelke (DEUTSCHLAND 86) as his mother who decides to take her son's fate into her own hands after he is seriously injured in a skateboard accident and bring him to a rehab clinic in Switzerland. However, long-forgotten conflicts and painful memories start coming to the surface during the journey through Germany as mother and son clash over his desire for a life with more freedom and independence...
Genre Drama, Road Movie
Category Feature
Year of Production 2020
Director Lena Stahl
Screenplay Lena Stahl
Cinematography Friede Clausz
Cast Anke Engelke, Jonas Dassler, Hannah Herzsprung, Karsten Antonio Mielke, Max Hopp
Producer Miriam Düssel
Co-Producers Willi Geike, Steffi Ackermann
Production Companies Akzente Film, Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany
Original Version
 German
Shooting Dates May-June 2019
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund
German Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures

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