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REAL LIFE (RICHTIGE LEBEN, DAS)

REAL LIFE
photo © Kai Unger/Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

A border region village between the Czech Republic and Germany tells the love story of Tommy (19) from a socially disadvantaged background and Julia (18) from a wealthy family. Julia becomes unexpectedly pregnant. Against their parents wishes, Julia and Tommy want to build a future together with the child. Money is a big issue for Tommy, who works as a baker's apprentice. Tommy is offered a risky deal - drug smuggling. The young relationship is put to the test.


Robert Heber was born in 1981 in Bautzen. He studied Fine Arts in Braunschweig and Dresden, followed by Directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. His films include: the shorts HARRY (2008), INSIDE OUT (2010), ALL ABOUT YOU (2012), JOURNEY INTO THE JUNGLE (2013), and his feature debut REAL LIFE (2015).
Genre Coming-of-Age Story, Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2015
Director Robert Heber
Screenplay André Dyllong, Robert Heber
Cinematography Johannes Thieme
Cast Vincent Redetzki, Lou Strenger, Jens-Uwe Bogadtke, Johannes Terne, Christine Hoppe, Wolfgang Winkler, André Dyllong, Thomas Brandt, Yung Ngo, Mai Duong Kieu
Producer Bodo Bergmann
Production Company Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, in co-production with BB Entertainment
Length 89 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English

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