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© Sarah Blaßkiewitz

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 02/2019

Sarah Blaßkiewitz's feature debut centers on Ivie, a 30-year-old woman with African roots living in Leipzig, who is searching for permanent employment as a teacher whilst working at her best friend's solarium. One day, her younger half-sister Naomie turns up unexpectedly from Berlin at her front door. Ivie had previously not even known of her existence and now learns that their father has died in Africa. The question is whether she will travel to Guinea for the funeral with Naomie. But, first of all, they have to get to know each other, triggering a rollercoaster of feelings and alienating her friends and work colleagues who suddenly see her in a new light...
Genre Comedy, Drama
Category Feature
Director Sarah Blaßkiewitz
Screenplay Sarah Blaßkiewitz
Cinematography Constanze Schmitt, David Schmitt
Cast Lorna Ishema, Anne Haug, Max Brauer
Producers Milena Klemke, Yvonne Wellie, Jakob D. Weydemann, Jonas Weydemann
Production Company Weydemann Bros.
Original Version
Shooting Dates August-September 2019
With backing from Kuratorium junger deutscher Film

Weydemann Bros.