Screenplay & Director

Piotr J. Lewandowski


Jannis Niewöhner
André Hennicke
Julia Koschitz
Thomas Sarbacher
Barbara Auer
Max Mauff
and many others

Feature Film | Drama

Key Facts


Co-production with SWR, WDR HR and ARTE. In collaboration with CinePostproduction and FunDeMental Studios. Funded by HessenFilm und Medien, MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg, German Federal Film Board (FFA), German Federal Film Fund (DFFF)

World premiere: 12.02.2016 at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival in the section panorama

Cinema release: 6th October 2016


Jonathan lives on a farm with his ailing father. One day the latter’s long-lost “friend” Ron arrives to spend the last moments with the love of his life. Confronted with his father’s lie, the relationship between father and son is about to break as Jonathan is questioning the history of his family and thus his own life. Finally, Young Nurse Anka helps Jonathan to see things in a different light.

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Emden Screenplay Award

Piotr J. Lewandowski

Emden Int. Film Festival 2014

Hessian Film Award : Best Screenplay

Piotr J. Lewandowski 2013

Thomas Strittmacher Screenplay Award Nomination

Piotr J. Lewandowski

Berlin Int. Film Festival 2014

Bavarian Film Award: Best Young Actor

Jannis Niewöhner


Special Mention / Originality

Montreal Int. World Film Festival 2016

Seal of Approval: Highly Recommended

German Film- and Media Review 2016

Jury Award: Best Narrative

Rochester Int. LGBT Film Festival 2016

Gold Award: Features – Cinema

ACS Victorian & Tasmanian Awards for Cinematography


Audience Award: Best Feature Film

Atlanta Out on Film Int. LGBTQ Film Festival 2016

Audience Award: Men’s Favorite Feature

Pittsburgh Reel Q Int. Film Festival 2016

Hessian Film Award: Best Feature Film Nomination


Dramatic Audience Award

Salt Lake City Damn These Heels Int. Film Festival 2016

Audience Award

Festival of the German Film Ludwigshafen am Rhein 2016

First Feature Award

San Francisco Frameline Int. LGBTQ Film Festival 2016

Audience Award: Best Male Actor

Jannis Niewöhner

Int. Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam 2017