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Geht nicht gibt's nicht

Geht nicht gibt's nicht

Down in the dumps because she didn't get the apprenticeship she wanted, 18-year-old Conny works at a gas station in the middle of nowhere. She's always broke, still lives at home with her three younger step-siblings, and has to fight for space at home and and the attention of her parents. Ever since her step-father lost his job and sits at home all day, she has only one wish: to get outta here!

Then one day she meets Mike and falls madly in love with him. He treats her like a queen and shortly thereafter the two move in together. But as soon as the newness of the situation wears off, Conny finds out that Mike is very much in debt. Although she is shocked, she wants to help in and agrees to taking out a joint credit to pay off the debt. To make matter worse, she then finds out that she is pregnant and realizes that she has to face reality. But Mike is completely overwhelmed by the situation, and the only person who seems to want to take care of Conny is, surprisingly, her step-father Heinz.


René Heisig was born in 1960 in Ruesselsheim. He studied Medicine from 1980-1988, followed by studies at the Academy of Television & Film in Munich (HFF/M). During his studies, he made several shorts, documentaries and advertising spots. His films include: Paul's Journey (Pauls Reise, 1998), Fuer die Liebe ist es nie zu spaet (TV, 1999), Vier Meerjungfrauen (TV, 2000), Stahlnetz, das glaeserne Paradies (TV, 2001), Therapie und Praxis (TV, 2001), Das Duo - tot am Strand (TV, 2002), and Geht nicht gibt's nicht (TV, 2002), among others.
Genre Drama, Love Story
Category TV Movie
Year of Production 2002
Director René Heisig
Screenplay Britta Stoeckle
Cinematography Gunnar Fuß
Eva Schnare
Manu Kurz
Thomas Freudenthal
Cast Bernadette Heerwagen, Sebastian Ströbel, Saskia Vester, Axel Prahl
Producers Kirsten Hager, Eric Moss, Andreas Schneppe
Production Company Hager Moss Film/Munich, in cooperation with ZDF
Length 86 min
Format 16 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby Stereo
Festivals Hof 2002
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern

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