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by Andreas Dresen


Summer in Berlin. Two young women, friends and neighbours, try to enjoy life despite their problems. One of them, the mother of a child, tends to hit the bottle; the other is a determined young woman who looks after old people while seeking a man to share her life.

international title: Summer in Berlin
original title: Sommer vorm Balkon
country: Germany
sales agent: Telepool
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Andreas Dresen
film run: 107'
release date: DE 05/01/2006, AT 13/01/2006, FR 12/07/2006
screenplay: Wolfgang Kohlhaase
cast: Nadja Uhl, Inka Friedrich, Andreas Schmidt, Stefanie Schoenfeld
cinematography by: Andreas Höfer
film editing: Jörg Hauschild
art director: Natalja Meier, Susanne Hopf
costumes designer: Sabine Greunig
music: Pascal Comelade
producer: Peter Rommel, Stefan Arndt
production: Rommel Film
backing: Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE
Sostegno: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Filmstiftung Nordrheln-Westfalen, Filmförderungsanstalt FFA, BKM
distributor: X Verleih, Filmladen, Océan Films, Alta Films