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Swimming Lesson

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While Mrs. Jacobs gives swimming lessons to the young caregiver Nadja in her retirement home, the two develop a quiet attraction to each other. Even though the older woman secretly longs for it, she struggles with social values and her own feelings.

Details

Duration: 10min.

Country: Germany

Language: German

Year: 2022

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Aging, Falling in Love, Happiness, LGBTQ, Love, Women

Cast & Crew

Director: Lisa Hürtgen

Production company: German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB)

Writer: Lisa Hürtgen, Olivia Requat

Cinematographer: Gisela Günther

Editor: Laura Hölzel

Actors: Katharina Nesytowa, Friederike Frerichs, Alexander Ullmann

Festivals & Awards

2022

Queer Lisboa – International Queer Film Festival

2023

Filmfest Dresden

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