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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2016

Family dysfunction at its best when the long married and highly dissatisfied Charlotte (60) and her know-it-all granddaughter Jo (13) hit the road to escape her dull husband Paul and Jo's mother, their daughter Vera, who deals with the world by waging war on it. With a loaded car, an unopened letter from the clinic where Charlotte is being treated for increasing memory loss, and a dead cat in need of a funeral, they set off to do the things they never thought they would, living without a yesterday or tomorrow and enjoying every minute of it. Paul and Vera give chase, determined to return them to the 'security' of their previous lives. But there is no turning back the clock and following each other into the unpredictable soon becomes much more fun.
Genre Drama, Road Movie, Family Entertainment
Category Feature
Director Kerstin Polte
Screenplay Kerstin Polte
Cinematography Anina Gmüer
Cast Corinna Harfouch, Meret Becker, Sabine Timoteo, Karl Kranzkowski, Bruno Cathomas, Annalee Ranft
Producers Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo
Co-Producers Rajko Jazbec, Dario Schoch
Production Company augenschein Filmproduktion, in co-production with Cognito Films
Shooting Dates July-August 2016
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Saarländischer Rundfunk, ARTE, Bundesamt für Kultur, Filmstiftung Zürich, Suissimage, SRF, Teleclub
German Distributor Alamode Film

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