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Summer 1961: Emil is working as an extra at the DEFA studios in Babelsberg, East Germany when he falls head over heels in love with a French dancer named Milou. The two young lovebirds are obviously meant for each other, but the building of the Berlin Wall soon tears them apart. It looks like they will never see each other again, that is, until Emil has a crazy idea: He’s going to produce a movie and bring Milou back to Babelsberg!
Genre Drama, Romantic Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2019
Director Martin Schreier
Screenplay Arend Remmers
Cinematography Martin Schlecht
Cast Dennis Mojen, Emilia Schüle, Heiner Lauterbach, Ken Duken, Nikolai Kinski, Michael Gwisdek
Producers Christoph Fisser, Tom Zickler, Charlie Woebcken, Henning Molfenter
Production Company Traumfabrik Babelsberg, in co-production with Studio Babelsberg, TOBIS Filmproduktion, PANTALEON Films, ARRI Media, herbX film, SamFilm GmbH
Runtime 120 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Goa 2019, Manchester 2020
With backing from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, MFG Baden-Württemberg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds
German Distributor TOBIS Film

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