30.09. - 09.10.2021

Zeit zu leben Germany 2006 | 88 min | OV | | FF 2007

Matti Geschonneck

MATTI GESCHONNECK (*1952) is one of Germany's best-known directors and was last at Filmfest Hamburg in the TV section in 2012 with Tod einer Polizistin.

rated for 0 + years
A drama develops into a thriller when a suicide pact between an ageing couple who both suffer from ill health turns sinister. Their hesitant children agree to accompany them to the Netherlands where somebody will administer euthanasia. But only the wife dies. Their daughter blames her death on the father and slowly realizes how little she actually knows about her parents.
Original title: Zeit zu leben
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Matti Geschonneck
Screenplay: Hannah Hollinger
Cast: Maja Maranow, Friedrich von Thun, Nicole Heesters, Katharina Böhm
Producer: Reinhold Elschot
Director of Photography: Carl F. Koschnick
Production Design: 0
Editor: Inge Behrens
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Daniel Blum (ZDF)
Format: Digi Beta
German Distributor: ZDF
World Sales:
Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion, Im Mediapark 6a, 50670 Cologne, Germany, Tel: +49 221 94 88 80, Fax: +49 221 948 88 22, email:,


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