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Simple Life, The (leichte Leben, Das)

Simple Life, The
Scene from "The Simple Life" (photo © Christina Schiewe)

Nina goes to Law School. Usually she has sex. She asks herself why. In fact, she is seeking love.


Christina Schiewe was born in 1980 in Brussels and studied at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg from 2002-2007. Her films include: DIE MUSIKPROBE (2001), JOHN UND JESSI (2002), VOLLMILCH (2003), LENA (2005), and THE SIMPLE LIFE (DAS LEICHTE LEBEN, 2007).
Genre Drama, Love Story
Category Short
Year of Production 2007
Director Christina Schiewe
Screenplay Christina Schiewe, Petra Schroeder
Cinematography Julia Baumann
Hildegard Schroeder, Andy Fetscher
Steven Schwalbe, Rami A. Regeb
Sascha Hilker
Cast Henriette Müller, Martin Kiefer, Johannes Suhm, Stephan Grossmann, Petra Nadolny, Winfried Huebner, Markus Sieber
Producer Natascha Imfeld
Production Company Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Length 36 min
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Clermont-Ferrand 2008 (In Competition)

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