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WAY HOME

by Andreas Kannengiesser

synopsis

Hannelore (65) has been taking care of her husband Klaus (69), who suffers from dementia, for many years. It’s a burden of care that is now threatening to overwhelm her. When their neighbor Guenther (65) suddenly goes on a trip, Hannelore decides to follow him – leaving her husband alone at home. Guenther has just lost his partner to cancer and is off to his holiday cottage on the coast, where he plans to take his own life.

international title: Way Home
original title: Vergiss dein Ende (Heimweh)
country: Germany
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Andreas Kannengiesser
screenplay: Nico Woche
cast: Eugen Krößner, Hermann Beyer, Dieter Mann, Renate Krössner, Nadine Pasta
cinematography by: Stephan Fallucchi
film editing: Mirja Gerle
art director: Barbara Falkner, Adnán Hernández Salazar
music: Martin Spange
producer: Anna Wendt
production: Anna Wendt Filmproduktion, Hochschule für Film & Fernsehen "Konrad Wolf"
backing: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Landesfoerderinstitut Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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