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Life is not for Cowards

OT: Das Leben ist nichts für Feiglinge

André Erkau // Germany, 2012
Fiction Feature // FF2012



After the death of his wife, Markus Färber (Wotan Wilke Möhring) tries to establish a normal life for himself and his daughter Kim.In vain.Färber’s mother Gerlinde (Christine Schorn) is also unable to prevent the 15-year old from running away to Denmark with school drop-out Alex (Frederick Lau). Then Gerlinde falls ill.But, thanks to her lively nurse who gives her hash cookies when the pain gets too much, they can help Markus look for his daughter. A journey full of surprises begins. A tragi-comedy full of witty dialogues and unusual camerawork.



Das Leben ist nichts für Feiglinge

Fiction Feature





98 min


André Erkau

Gernot Gricksch

Wotan Wilke Möhring, Helen Woigk, Christine Schorn, Frederick Lau, Rosalie Thomass

Michael Eckelt; Helge Sasse; Ulf Israel

Ngo The Chau

Claudia Wolscht

Steffen Kahles, Christoph Blaser

Iris Trescher-Lorenz

Lucia Keuter (WDR), Andreas Schreitmüller (arte)

Senator Film Verleih GmbH

Riva Filmproduktion GmbH; WDR/arte; Senator Film Produktion GmbH; Senator Film Köln GmbH

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