89 minutes

Three Berliners, children of immigrants, are torn between their beliefs in the Muslim religion and their desire to live their lives the way they want to. Thoughtful mosaic melodrama that has something to say about contemporary Germany and says it very clearly and confidently.

A Bittersuess Pictures presentation/production, with the collaboration of ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg; with financial support from Hessen Invest. (International distribution, Memento Films International.)
Starring Maryam Zoree, Carlo Ljubek, Jeremias Acheaunpong, Marija Skaricic, Vedat Erincin, Sergej Moya, Anne Ratte-Polle, Burak Yigit, Nora Abdel-Maksoud.
Directed by Burhan Qurbani; produced by Susa Kusche, Uwe Spiller, Pepe Danquart, Robert Gold, Leif Alexis; written by Mr. Qurbani with Ole Giec; music by Daniel Sus; director of photography (colour), Yoshi Heimrath; production designer, Barbara Falkner; costume designer, Irene Ip; film editor, Simon Blasi.
Screened: Berlin Film Festival advance press screening, Berlinale Palast (Berlin), February 17th 2010.


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