Kirsi Marie Liimatainen


Nicole Armbruster


Elisa Essig
Ansgar Göbel
Antonia T. Pankow
Ursina Lardi
Peter Lohmeyer
Karoline Herfurth
and many others

Feature Film | Drama

Key Facts


In Co-production with ZDF / Das kleine Fernsehspiel. Funded by HessenInvestFilm, MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg and German Federal Film Fund (DFFF).

World premiere: The World Film Festival Montreal 2011. Cinema release: 29th November 2012


13-year-old Johanna has fallen in love for the first time. But now of all times her parents get back together, and her father returns to the family home. Soon everything is back to “normal” as violence and fear shape everyday life. Torn between the loyalty to her father and the love for her boyfriend, Johanna makes a dangerous choice.

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Thomas Strittmatter Screenplay Price

Nicole Armbruster

Berlin Int. Film Festival 2010

Best Director

Kirsi Marie Liimatainen

DEFA Foundation Award 2012

New Berlin Award: Best Director

Kirsi Marie Liimatainen

Achtung Berlin Filmfestival 2012

Price of the Youth Jury

Int. Filmfestival Max Ophüls 2011

Seal of Approval: Recommended

German Film- and Media Review 2011