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ONE BREATH (ATEM, EIN)

ONE BREATH is the story of two women from different backgrounds but with the same desire: happiness. Elena, young, well-educated and with no perspective in her home-country Greece is trying to pursue a better life, away from her family and country. And Tessa, a thirtysomething mother and successful manager in Germany, married, is torn between happiness as an individual and a mother. These two women meet and their encounter changes both of their lives forever.


Christian Zübert was born in 1973 in Würzburg and studied German Philology before he became a scriptwriter and director. His films as a director include: LAMMBOCK - SHIT HAPPENS (2001), THE TREASURE OF THE WHITE FALCONS (2005), HARDCOVER (2008), THREE QUARTER MOON (2011), TOUR DE FORCE (2014); and ONE BREATH (2015). He has also (co-)written the scripts for the films FANDANGO, GIRLS ON TOP, COMPLETE IDIOT, RED ZORA, and VICKY AND THE TREASURE OF THE GODS, among others.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2015
Director Christian Zübert
Screenplay Christian Zübert, Ipek Zübert
Cinematography Ngo The Chau
Cast Jördis Triebel, Chara Mata Giannatou, Benjamin Sadler
Producer Ulf Israel
Co-Producers Costas Labropoulos, Josef Reidinger, Antonio Exacoustos, Bart van Gemert, Hubert von Spreti
Production Company Senator Film Köln/Cologne, in co-production with View Master Productions, ARRI Media Productions, BVG Filmproduktion, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Length 96 min
Original Version
 German, English, Greek
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Toronto 2015, Thessaloniki 2015, Hof 2015, Stockholm 2015, Black Nights Tallinn 2015, Gijón 2015, Istanbul 2016, Jeonju 2016
With backing from HessenFilm und Medien, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, German Federal Film Fund, German Federal Film Board, MEDIA
German Distributor Senator Film Verleih/Berlin

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