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Wherever Paradise Is

Partner: Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

For Anja, her new home in Germany is only a stopover. She would much rather go to America. She skips school and makes up gangster scenes with her little brother. Life is okay until she overhears a phone call from her mother.

Details

Duration: 27min.

Country: Germany

Language: Russian, English, German

Year: 2023

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Childhood, Coming of age, Economic status, Human Relationship, Identity, Immigration, Youth

Cast & Crew

Director: Roman Wegera

Production company: Academy of Media Arts Cologne

Writer: Roman Wegera

Cinematographer: Chantal Bergemann

Editor: Sophia von Gaffron, Roman Wegera

Actors: Polina Grinjova , Nadja Bobyleva , Mikhail Pashchuk , John-Luca Gense

Festivals & Awards

2023

Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis Max Ophüls Preis 2023, Best Mid-Length Film

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