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DAUGHTERS (TÖCHTER)

DAUGHTERS
© Heimatfilm/Wolfgang Ennenbach

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2020

The friends Betty and Martha set out on a trip to Switzerland, with a dying father on the backseat, who seems to have only one wish: assisted suicide in a swiss special institute. It´s going to be one last, final ride, but nothing ends, as you had imagined, certainly not life.

With a sense of self-defense and a veracity that hurts, “Daughters” tells of women in the middle of their lives, of farewells that no one is spared of and fathers who disappear too soon. A twisted journey into the south, through Switzerland, Italy to Greece, deeper and deeper into the abysses of their own history. And the question is not where we come from, but: how will we find a way out.
Genre Drama, Road Movie
Category Feature
Director Nana Neul
Screenplay Lucy Fricke, Nana Neul
Cast Birgit Minichmayr, Alexandra Maria Lara, Josef Bierbichler, Giorgio Colangeli, Andreas Konstantinou
Producer Bettina Brokemper
Co-Producers Giorgos Karnavas, Konstantinos Kontrovrakis, Simone Gattoni, Laura Buffoni, Michael Weber
Production Company Heimatfilm, in co-production with Heretic, Simila(r), Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, Little Shark Entertainment
Language
 German
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, BKM, German Federal Film Fund, MIBAC, EKOME
German Distributor Warner Bros. Entertainment

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