D 2011
D: Kirsi Marie Liimatainen
W: Nicole Armbruster

In coproduction with ZDF / Das kleine Fernsehspiel.
Supported by HessenInvest Film, MFG Filmförderung, DFFF.

Featurefilm, drama, HD, 89 Min.

Synopsis // Crew // Cast // Festivals/Awards

Johanna (13) has fallen in love for the very first time – yet how to enjoy this, when her violent father has just returned to the family home? Torn between the loyalty to him and the love for her first boyfriend, the pressure on 13-year old Johanna increases until she makes a decision with serious consequences. FORTRESS tells a story about family secrets, the power of loyalty and the courage to break free from it.