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by Manuel Siebenmann


Flora Stein lives in a typical new housing complex, somewhere in Switzerland. She is married to successful food technician Hans-Jörg Stein. So far, the couple’s longing for kids remains unfulfilled, even artificial insemination hasn’t been successful. Of course it doesn’t help that Hans-Jörg has to go on a training course exactly when their next appointment is due. During his absence Flora starts an affair with her neighbour Paul, a writer with writers block. Paul fancies Flora to be his muse, and even Flora blossoms in his company.

international title: FOREIGNERS IN PARADISE
original title: FREMDE IM PARADIES
country: Switzerland
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Manuel Siebenmann
film run: 90'
screenplay: Peter Obrist, Waltraud Ehrhardt
cast: Nadja Sieger, Stefan Gubser, Anatole Taubman, Marion Mitterhammer, Alexandra Prusa, Andrea Zogg
cinematography by: Roland Schmid
film editing: Isabel Meier
art director: Hanspeter Remund
music: Fabian Römer
production: Fama Film, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
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