30.09. - 09.10.2021

Freundinnen fürs Leben Germany 2005 | 88 min | OV | | FF 2006

Buket Alakus

BUKET ALAKUS (*1971) studied film direction in Hamburg and was awarded a Grimme Prize for Offside (2005). The last film of hers to be shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG was Einmal Hans mit scharfer Soße in 2013.

rated for 0 + years
Germans have stopped making babies. But why? Buket Alakus brings a lighthanded approach to this difficult topic and made an open-minded and realistic comedy about men, women, and best friends who discuss their plight while they should be singing in the choir. Gustav Peter Wöhler plays the irritated choirmaster and there's other men galore, as overtaxed hubby, a fond-of-children ex, or devoted daddy.
Original title: Freundinnen fürs Leben
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Buket Alakus
Screenplay: Ruth Toma
Cast: Anja Kling, Jule Böwe, Katharina Wackernagel
Producer: Andrea Rullmann
Director of Photography: Michael Bertl
Music: Enis Rotthoff
Production Design: Iris Trescher
Editor: Andreas Radtke
Sound: 0
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Format: Digi Beta
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Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG, Im Mediapark 6 A, 50670 Cologne, Germany, Tel: +49 2 21 948 88 0, Fax: +49 2 21 948 88 22, e-mail:


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