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VIVA FOREVER

VIVA FOREVER
© Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Every year since high school, Francesca, Sophie, Amali, Fana, Luz and Lotte spend a few days in summer at lake Garda. But this time, Lotte doesn’t join the beloved tradition. Her decision remains mysterious for the friends, fueling long-kept doubts about the value of this friendship that has become more superficial throughout the years. Now in their late twenties, the friends have grown apart, lifestyles and personalities have changed.
The Lotte-topic becomes an “elephant in the room”, slowly poisoning the holiday vibes until it all escalates on the last day. Hurtful truths and accusations come to light. The friends start to realize that they relied too much on the past, taking their friendship for granted. For the first time in years they are honest with themselves, committing to define their friendship in the here and now.
Genre Tragicomedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2021
Director Sinje Köhler
Screenplay Sinje Köhler
Cinematography Fabian Gamper
Cast Homa Faghiri, Ina Maria Jaich, Janet Rothe, Natalia Rudziewicz, Thandi Sebe, David Brizzi, Timo Weisschnur
Producers Kathrin Rodemeier, Nils Gustenhofen
Co-Producer Joachim Weiler
Production Company Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, in co-production with ZDF
Runtime 99 min
Format cs, DCP
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Filmfest Munich 2021, Section: Neues Deutsches Kino

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