Written, directed & edited by Carsten Kurpanek (GER 2006)
Starring Martin Eschenbach and Anne Werner
"Left and Leaving" is a story about the pain of saying goodbye. Someone has to choose who's left and who's leaving. Here, it is Lena who has decided to leave her boyfriend behind to go to Africa for a year or longer. But Lena hasn't told David about her decision yet. The night before she leaves, she finally has to face up to her responsibility and to David. The conflict is inevitable.
Official Selection Max Ophuels Preis, Saarbruecken, Germany, 2007
Running time: 17 minutes