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Film Fest Gent - Das freiwillige Jahr
Das freiwillige Jahr - A Voluntary Year (2019)

director: Ulrich Köhler, Henner Winckler

With: Maj-Britt Klenke, Sebastian Rudolph, Thomas Schubert, a.o.

duration: 86 minutes
Explore Zone Youth / Coming-Of-Age, Family, Drama

Official Selection - Global Cinema

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Jette's father has decided that she should take a sabbatical. It'll do her good to do voluntary work in Costa Rican hospital, explore the world and learn to take care of herself. A chance of a lifetime, right? But her father has completely forgotten to ask Jette what SHE wants. How will she ever leave the nest if her father keeps making every major decision for her? This coming-of-age drama zooms in on the difficult relationship between a controlling father and his rebelling daughter.

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Screening dates: Das freiwillige Jahr - A Voluntary Year

Sphinx Cinema Wed 9 Oct 2019 17:30 - 18:56 (86 min)
Sphinx Cinema Fri 11 Oct 2019 21:45 - 23:11 (86 min)
Sphinx Cinema Mon 14 Oct 2019 19:45 - 21:11 (86 min)

Credits

director: Ulrich Köhler, Henner Winckler
screenplay: Ulrich Köhler, Henner Winckler
producer: Ingmar Trost
Editor: Laura Lauzemis
Cinematography: Patrick Orth

production company: Sutor Kolonko

More info

dialogue: German
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Germany
year: 2019

Filmography

ULRICH KÖHLER (1969): Feldstraße (1993, short), Palü (1998, short), Rakete (1999, short), Bungalow (2002), Montag kommen die Fenster (2006), Sleeping Sickness (2011), In My Room (2018), Das freiwillige Jahr (2019). HENNER WINCKLER (1969): Pool (1993, short), Darlings (1993, short), School Trip (2002), Lucy (2006), A Voluntary Year (2019).

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format: DCP

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