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(TRANSPAPA)

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Maren is in the middle of her puberty when her mother reveals the hitherto kept secret of her father having changed his sex and now being a woman. Without telling anyone she travels all the way into the square suburban idyll of Cologne to find her father, that now calls himself Sophia and rather would like to be Marens mother...


Sarah Judith Mettke was born in 1981 in Lausitz and grew up in Leipzig. After theater internships and working experience as a script & continuity consultant, she studied at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her films include: the short LA PRALINE, ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG, BIS DASS DER TOD UNS SCHEIDET, LEICHTSINNIG, SCHNITZELJAGD, SCHLARAFFENLAND, and her feature debut TRANSPAPA.
Category Feature
Year of Production 2012
Director Sarah Judith Mettke
Screenplay Sarah Judith Mettke
Cinematography Philipp Haberlandt
Cast Luisa Sappelt, Devid Striesow, Sandra Borgmann, Horst Sachtleben, Fritzi Haberlandt
Producer Jochen Laube
Production Company teamWorx Television & Film/Ludwigsburg, in co-production with Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, in cooperation with SWR, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Length 90 min
Format DCP, color
Original Version
 German
Festivals Max Ophüls Prize Festival Saarbrücken 2012, Zurich 2012, Sao Paulo 2012, Montreal 2012
Awards Saarland Prime Minister Award 2012
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg

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