Short Fiction, HDV/35mm, 17', Germany, 2009

The neglected siblings Roland and Paul watch the deportation of their immigrant neighbours. After that the police has left, they decide to enter the abandoned apartment. Inside they discover another world; exotic food, music, clothes and make-up, belonging to the deported family. For a moment they have the chance to immerse themselves in a world of games and play - however when their father discovers them, they are quickly brought back to reality.

Awards

Jury Special Price at the Festival Internacional
de cine Cinema Jove, Spain

OFFICIAL JURY HONOURABLE MENTION
Rio de Janeiro ISFF – Curta Cinema 2009

Nominated for Schnitt's shortfilm editing award 2009
Kölner Filmmagazin Schnitt

Festivals & Screenings 2009/10

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany; Festival Internacional de cine Cinema Jove, Spain; Alpinale Short film festival, Austria; Manchester European Short Film Festival, UK; Ambulart 2010, Guadalajara/Mexico;MIT European Short Film Festival, USA; Psarokokalo International Short Film Festival of Athens; Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Germany; Glasgow Film Festival, UK; Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany; Cinemagic International Film Festival, Northern Ireland; Festival Courts Devant, Paris;Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema 2009;
Leeds International Film Festival, UK; Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival, Ukraine;
Shnit Shortfilm Festival, Switzerland; Thai Short Film and Video Festival, Thailand; Huesca Film Festival, Spain; Goethe Institute Montevideo, Uruguay; Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany

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