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feature film, Germany,  2013,  102min.

Main Cast:
NELLY - Jördis Triebel
ALEXEJ - Tristan Göbel
HANS - Alexander Scheer
JOHN BIRD - Jacky Ido

Director: Christian Schwochow
Script: Heide Schwochow   (based on  the original novel "Lagerfeuer" by Julia Franck)
DoP: Frank Lamm
Sound Recording: Jörg Kidrowski
Editing: Jens Klüber
Music: Lorenz Dangel

Producers:
Katrin Schlösser,  ö Filmproduktion
Thomas Kufus, zero one film
Christoph Friedel, TERZ Filmproduktion

In coproduction with:          
Helge Sasse, Senator Film Produktion
WDR (Barbara Buhl)
SWR (Stefanie Groß)
rbb (Cooky Ziesche)
ARTE (Georg Steinert)

Supported by:           
Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
FFA
DFFF
Media

Distributor:               
Edition Senator




Berlin, end of the 70s. Nelly Senff and her son Alexej leave East Germany for West Berlin. But instead of the freedom they had wished for, they find themselves in a small, fenced in world: the Emergency Refugee Centre in Berlin Marienfelde, hotspot between the two opposing systems. Here, Nelly fights for her dignity…
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