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Scene from "Sonja" (photo © Yoliswa Gaertig)

It’s the time, when everything is very fragile, unique and easy to be wounded. Together with her girlfriends, Sonja talks about sex like any other, but for her best friend Julia she tells that she never slept with a boy – not even with her boyfriend, Anton. Sonja notices her new feelings to Julia, but thinks: you can’t be in love with your best girlfriend…Sonja brings a weekend at her Father’s place at the Baltic and after that is nothing like it used to be. The summer is over.
Genre Drama, Love Story, Coming-of-Age Story
Category Feature
Year of Production 2006
Director Kirsi Marie Liimatainen
Screenplay Kirsi Marie Liimatainen
Cinematography Yoliswa Gaertig
Ronny Bischoff
Friedemann Matzeit
Jenny Roesler
Cast Sabrina Kruschwitz, Julia Kaufmann, Christian Kirste, Nadja Engel, Joachim Laetsch, Jakob Kraze
Producer Renate Ruemmler
Production Company Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, in co-production with MDR
Runtime 73 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Ophuels Festival Saarbruecken 2006, Grenzland Filmtage 2006, Filmkunstfest Schwerin 2006 (In Competition) , Rio 2006, Miami 2007
With backing from Jugend- und Familienstiftung des Landes Berlin

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