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by Pepe Planitzer


Before the reunification, bus driver Bruno is in his mid fifties and has lost his job. His mother convinces him to buy a wife in order to start a new life with her on the parent’s farm. The woman he buys, Anita, turns out to be a people smuggler – and has a Vietnamese guy in her suitcase.

international title: A Ship is Coming
original title: Ein Schiff wird kommen
country: Germany
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Pepe Planitzer
film run: 104'
release date: DE 17/07/03
screenplay: F.O. Spoonman
cast: Karl Kranzkowski, Steffen Schult, Christina Grosse, Hermann Beyer, Duc Vu Trung, Paul Fassnacht
cinematography by: Konstantin Kröning
film editing: Haike Brauer
art director: Wolfgang Arens
costumes designer: Petra Wellenstein
music: Janusz Stoklosa, Harry Coltello, Torsten Uhlmann, Alexander Krohn, Kinch Blade, Oliver Woitalla, Buddy ans The Huddle, Peter Bolte
producer: Wolfgang Katzke
production: eMotion Picture Baden Baden Produktion, SWR – Südwestrundfunk
distributor: Kinostar