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by Maggie Peren


The story of a young German couple who are holidaying on Gran Canaria when a boat with African refugees lands on the beach one day. Two of the refugees, a father and his son, ask the wife for water. Shortly afterwards, they are taken by the police to a reception camp, but the father and son manage to escape. The German woman goes against her husband’s wishes and decides to help the two ... but finally ends up in the office of the investigating police officer.

international title: Colour of the Ocean
original title: Die Farbe des Ozeans
country: Germany, Spain
sales agent: Telepool
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Maggie Peren
release date: DE 17/05/2012
screenplay: Maggie Peren
cast: Hubert Koundé, Álex González, Friedrich Mücke, Sabine Timoteo
cinematography by: Armin Franzen
film editing: Simon Blasi
art director: Alexander Wunderlich
costumes designer: Manuel Bonillo
music: Carolin Heiß, Marc-Sidney Müller
producer: Thomas Klimmer, Boris Jendreyko
production: Suedart Filmproduktion, Starhaus Filmproduktion, Noir Film GmbH & Co. KG, El Olivo Producciones, BR Bayerischer Rundfunk, ARTE France, SWR – Südwestrundfunk
backing: German Federal Film Board (FFA), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, MFG Baden-Württemberg, German Federal Film Fund (DFFF)
distributor: Movienet Film
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