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by Johannes Fabrick


No job is too absurd for Jacob: in a glitter suit with stick-on sideburns, he sings Elvis Presley songs for crooning old ladies—not exactly the musical Olympics, but he needs the money. Now Jacob has the job of transporting a valuable stud ram to Norway—by car, because the ram doesn’t like flying. Just before he sets off, Jacob’s long-forgotten lover Julia calls and announces the arrival of her—their—12-year-old daughter May. The stubborn teenager has taken it into her head to visit the father she has never met. So May has to come along to Norway too. However, with an angrily bleating ram in the back and an arrogant “goat” in the passenger seat, Jacob has much more than he can cope with. The further the north their journey takes them, the more defiant May becomes—and the more annoyed Jacob.

international title: Stroppy Cow, Stubborn Ram
original title: Kleine Ziege, Sturer Bock
working title: Elvis
country: Germany
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Johannes Fabrick
film run: 97'
release date: DE 15/10/2015
screenplay: Petra Katharina Wagner
cast: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Sofia Bolotina, Julia Koschitz, Wanda Perdelwitz, Karin Heine
cinematography by: Helmut Pirnat
film editing: Tobias Haas
costumes designer: Astrid Möldner
producer: Dieter Ulrich Aselmann
production: die film GmbH, A.Pictures, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE Deutschland
backing: FFHSH, FFF-Bayern, FFA, Bayerischer Bankenfonds (BBF), Bayerischer Filmpreis, nordmedia, DFFF
distributor: Majestic Filmverleih


main awards/selection

Filmfest Hamburg 2015 

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