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by Nina Grosse


After being released from prison, former RAF terrorist Jens Kessler spends his first weekend in freedom with friends from the past; among them are his former lover Inga and her husband. As the tension mounts, it takes only one spark to trigger an eruption of hostility.

international title: The Weekend
original title: Das Wochenende
country: Germany
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Nina Grosse
film run: 97'
release date: DE 11/04/2013, NL 19/06/2014
screenplay: Nina Grosse
cast: Katja Riemann, Sebastian Koch, Tobias Moretti, Barbara Auer, Sylvester Groth, Robert Gwisdek, Elisa Schlott
cinematography by: Benedict Neuenfels
producer: Nina Maag, Nico Hofmann, Thomas Peter Friedl
production: Ufa Cinema, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
backing: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund
distributor: Just Film Distribution