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Female2 seeks HappyEnd (Frau2 sucht HappyEnd)

Female2 seeks HappyEnd

It's turning fall in Berlin. Two lonely hearts are roaming the city. There's Gregor, the radio host who had his heart broken by the singer Lea, a heart he now hides behind protective armor. And there's the young Mai, unhappily in love with her roommate's boyfriend. When Mai gets cabin fever, she takes her car and aimlessly drives around the city at night. One night Mai is listening to Gregor's show on her car radio. He's playing one of those love songs full of tenderness and longing, and at this exact moment Mai narrowly escapes a fatal accident. The song becomes symbolic for her. She sends an e-mail to Gregor, asking him to play that song one more time. Gregor, however, thinks that Mai is a friend of Lea, so from now on they chat regularly. Via e-mail Gregor and Mai exchange their thoughts and feelings. Mai slowly falls in love with Gregor and wants to meet him. Yet whenever they are about to meet, fate intervenes ...

The young director Edward Berger has shot a love story full of yearning. Female2 Seeks HappyEnd will pull at your heartstrings and make you sob, cry, and get happy. In short: a movie to fall in love with.


Edward Berger born 1970 in Germany, graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and directed his debut GOMEZ in 1997. He won the German Grimme Award for A GOOD SUMMER (2012). His film JACK (2014) premiered in competition at the Berlinale and won the German Film Award in Silver for Best Film. It also won Best Director and Best Film at the German Director’s Guild Awards. His TV series DEUTSCHLAND ‘83 (2015) premiered at the Berlinale and was the first German TV show to be released in the US. It won the award for Best International Drama Series at Séries Mania, the International Emmy and the Peabody Award. In 2017 he was named one of Ten Europeans to Watch by Variety. Recently he directed Showtime’s PATRICK MELROSE (2018) starring Benedict Cumberbatch, which was nominated for five Emmy Awards and for a Golden Globe.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1999
Director Edward Berger
Screenplay Gero Steffen
Sabine Krayenbuehl
Enrico Fabio Cortese
Cast Ben Becker, Isabella Parkinson, Sabrina Setlur
Producers Andreas Eicher, Philipp Homberg
Production Company box! Film/Berlin
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
German Distributor TOBIS Film

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