30.09. - 09.10.2021

Hand in Hand Germany 2008 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Thomas Berger

THOMAS BERGER (*1959) has made numerous successful films for TV, including Siegfried Lenz adaptations like Die Flut ist pünktlich (2014), which was also shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG. His last film, shown last year, was Angst – Der Feind in meinem Haus.

rated for 0 + years
An unusual friendship between women, set against the baroque background of Dresden. The temperamental Latvian violinist Cora Wahry (Margarita Breitkreiz) is at risk of losing her career on account of a diseased hand. She seeks help with the renowned surgeon Heike Laurenz (Corinna Harfouch), who risks an operation that none of her colleagues are prepared to undertake. But Heike Laurenz is very sick herself… A parable about the questionableness of fame and the fragility of life plans.
Original title: Hand in Hand
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Thomas Berger
Screenplay: Justus Pfaue
Cast: Corinna Harfouch, Margarita Breitkreiz, Christine Schorn, Rolf Hoppe
Producer: Ronald Gräbe
Director of Photography: Gunnar Fuss
Music: Dieter Schleip
Production Design: Susann Bieling
Editor: Ute Astrid Rall
Sound: 0
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Format: DigiBeta
German Distributor: ZDF
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Production: Novafilm Fernsehproduktion, GmbH, Alt-Moabit 59-61, 10555 Berlin, Germany, Tel: +49 30 400 55 100, Fax: +49 30 400 55 200, email:,


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