30.09. - 09.10.2021

Wenn es am schönsten ist Germany 2013 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Johannes Fabrick

The films of Johannes Fabrick (*1958) have often been shown at Filmfest Hamburg: in 2011 Tödlicher Rausch, 2014 Wenn es am schönsten ist and 2015 Zweimal lebenslänglich.

rated for 0 + years
At his father's 75th birthday celebration, Peter (Heino Ferch) unexpectedly meets his own 17-year old son Lucas, whom he hasn't seen since he and his wife separated. After initially resisting, he then seeks contact with Lucas and fights to win his trust. Instead of the hoped-for convergence, however, a crisis in Peter's life serves only to unsettle Lucas all the more: Peter has cancer and needs a bone marrow donor from his immediate family. Justifiably, Lucas wonders if his father's sudden interest is only skin-deep. A moving drama about three generations and the value of the family in an age where it seems to be disintegrating.

Screening on 29.09. in attendance of:
Johannes Fabrick (Director), Uli Aselmann (Producer), Heino Ferch, Max Hegewald, Julia Koschitz, Birge Schade, Friedrich von Thun (Cast)
Original title: Wenn es am schönsten ist
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: 16:9
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Johannes Fabrick
Screenplay: Astrid Ruppert
Cast: Heino Ferch, Max Hegewald, Julia Koschitz, Friedrich von Thun, Barbara Focke, Lisa Karlström, Birge Schade
Producer: Uli Aselmann
Director of Photography: Helmut Pirnat
Music: Christoph Zirngibl
Production Design: Thilo Mengler
Editor: Sandy Saffeels
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Karina Ulitzsch (ZDF)
Format: HDCam
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Production: film- und


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