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ALL RUSSIANS LOVE BIRCH TREES (DER RUSSE IST EINER DER BIRKEN LIEBT)

ALL RUSSIANS LOVE BIRCH TREES
© Christoph Köstlin

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2022

Pola Beck’s second feature after her debut BREAKING HORIZONS adapts Olga Grjasnowa’s bestseller of the same name about searching for and finding love and one’s home during a tragicomic road trip.
Aylin Tezel appears as 27-year-old Masha, who is wild and loud, unapologetic and quick-witted, but, deep in her heart, she is directionless and flighty. The aspiring interpreter speaks five languages fluently, but her own story as a refugee is something she never talks about. When her boyfriend dies unexpectedly, Mascha drops everything and does what she always does, she forges ahead. Armed only with her passport, she jumps on a plane to Israel and leaves her previous life behind…
Genre Drama, Literature
Category Feature
Director Pola Beck
Screenplay Burkhardt Wunderlich
Cinematography Juan Sarmiento G.
Cast Aylin Tezel, Sohel Altan Gol, Slavko Popadić, Yuval Scharf, Bardo Böhlefeld, Marc Fischer, Aleksandar Jovanovic
Producers Maximilian Leo, Jonas Katzenstein
Production Company augenschein Filmproduktion
Language
 German, English, French, Hebrew, Russian, Turkish, Arabic
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Creative Europe MEDIA
German Distributor Port au Prince Pictures

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