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Christina has lost custody of her daughter as a result of her heroin addiction. In a desperate attempt, she and nine-year-old Paula try to leave the old life behind.

Ilker Çatak was born in 1984 in Berlin and studied Film and TV Directing in Berlin and Mittweida. Since 2012, he has been a post-graduate student at the Hamburg Media School. He has directed several commercials and the short films WHEN NAMIBIA WAS A CITY (2010), OLD SCHOOL (ALTE SCHULE, 2013), WHERE WE ARE (WO WIR SIND, 2013), and FIDELITY (SADAKAT, 2014).
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Ilker Çatak
Screenplay Georg Lippert
Cinematography Johannes Kreuser
Cast Katharina Behrens, Paula Haberland, Benjamin Morik, Marcus Prell, Kirsten Nehberg
Producer Jakob Deutsch
Production Company Hamburg Media School/Hamburg
Length 13 min 53 sec
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Saarbrücken 2014, Warsaw 2014, Beijing 2014, Molodist Kiev 2014, Camerimage 2014, Aubagne 2015, Tehran 2016
Awards Best Short Film Saarbrücken 2014, Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau Short Film Award 2014, Audience Award Beijing 2014, Special Mention Best Actress Aubagne 2015

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