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Maja's and Uwe's relationship is stuck in their everyday routine. Their marriage is characterized by monotony. In contrast to this, their daughter Alina is calling for a family gathering with her new boyfriend Nico's parents to celebrate their newfound love. Badly prepared, they head for a place in Brandenburg - however, the scheduled family meeting holds some interesting surprises...

Nico Sommer was born in 1983 in Berlin. After numerous internships for film and television, he trained to become an assistant director, followed by studies in Feature and Documentary Film Direction at the Kassel Academy of Art. A selection of his films includes: STILLER FRÜHLING (short, 2008), SOLOKIND (2010), SCHWARZ WEISS DEUTSCH (short, 2011), VATERLANDSLIEBE (short, 2012), DIE TAKTSTÜRMER (doc, 2012), MAKING OF LITTLE 13 (doc, 2013), SILVI (2013), and FAMILIENFIEBER (2014).
Genre Comedy, Family Entertainment, Tragicomedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2014
Director Nico Sommer
Screenplay Daniel Fink
Cinematography Eugen Gritschneder
Cast Kathrin Waligura, Peter Trabner, Deborah Kaufmann, Jörg Witte, Anais Urban, Jan Amazigh Sid
Producer Nico Sommer
Production Company süsssauer Filmproduktion/Berlin, in co-production with Traumfängerfilm/Berlin
Length 78 min
Format DCP 2K, Blu-ray, color, cs
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Max Ophüls Prize Festival Saarbrücken 2014, Achtung Berlin 2014, Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt 2014, Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen 2014, Montreal World Film Festival 2014
Awards Award of the Saarland Prime Minister 2014, Best Director Achtung Berlin 2014
German Distributor Daredo Media

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