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TORPEDO

by Helene Hegemann

synopsis

After her mother's death, 15-year old Mia moves in with her aunt, the actress Cleo, who lives with her son Fritzi in a shared apartment in Berlin. Mia lingers for stability and attention but in between Cleo's rehearsals at the theatre and her relationally disturbed housemate Elisa, she finds herself in a world of adults who themselves seem to be unable to cope with life.

original title: Torpedo
country: Germany
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Helene Hegemann
screenplay: Helene Hegemann
cast: Jule Böwe, Alice Dwyer, Caroline Peters, Matthias Matschke, Agon Ramadani, Lars Eidinger, Carl Hegemann, Sebastian Baumgarten
cinematography by: Kathrin Krottenthaler
music: Der lustige Clown
producer: Jorg Trentmann, Susann Schimk
production: credo:film GmbH
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