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THE BRA

by Veit Helmer

synopsis

The Bra follows train driver Nurlan (Miki Manojlović) who is heading to Baku for the last time before retirement. Accidentally, on its way around the city, his train snags a blue bra of a washing line. Suffering from loneliness, Nurlan decides to embark to the biggest adventure of his life, to find the owner of this piece of underwear. He leaves his village, rents a room in Baku and starts knocking the doors along the train track. Nurlan must become creative and spontaneous to finalize his quest and convince every woman he meets to try on the mysterious bra.

international title: The Bra
original title: Vom Lokführer, der die Liebe suchte
country: Germany, Azerbaijan
sales agent: Pluto Film
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Veit Helmer
film run: 80'
release date: DE 7/03/2019, FR 11/09/2019
screenplay: Veit Helmer
cast: Miki Manojlović, Denis Lavant, Paz Vega, Chulpan Khamatova, Maia Morgenstern
cinematography by: Felix Leiberg
film editing: Vincent Assmann
music: Cyril Morin
producer: Veit Helmer
executive producer: Tsiako Abesadze
line producer: Shirin Hartmann
production: Veit Helmer Filmproduktion, SWR – Südwestrundfunk, NDR - Norddeutscher Rundfunk
distributor: Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH, Bodega Films
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