30.09. - 09.10.2021

What doesn't kill us Germany 2018 | 129 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Sandra Nettelbeck

SANDRA NETTELBECK (*1966) is a screenplay writer and director. For What Doesn't Kill Us, she has revived the character of the therapist from her hit film Mostly Martha (2001).

rated for 0 + years
With a certain cheerfulness, Sandra Nettelbeck tells a story of crises of purpose and affairs of the heart. As a sought-after psychotherapist with two teenage daughters – along with a persistent ex-wife (Barbara Auer), who is at the same time his best friend, a melancholy dog he's only just bought and a catalogue of odd patients – Max (August Zirner) really doesn't need a new challenge. But along comes Sophie, gambling addict and sound effects specialist who is always late for her appointments, with a divorced boyfriend and a father who rejects her - and Max’ familiar little world is turned on its head.
Original title: Was uns nicht umbringt
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, German
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Sandra Nettelbeck
Screenplay: Sandra Nettelbeck
Cast: August Zirner, Johanna ter Steege, Barbara Auer, Oliver Broumis, Jenny Schily, Bjarne Mädel, Christian Berkel, Victoria Mayer, Deborah Kaufmann, Mark Waschke, David Rott, Peter Lohmeyer, Lauren Lee Smith, Leonie Homer, Kristo Ferkic, Marie Jecke
Producer: Jochen Laube, Fabian Maubach, Co-Produzenten: Frank Evers, Helge Neubronner, Guido Zettier
Director of Photography: Michael Bertl
Music: Volker Bertelmann (Komponist)
Production Design: Thomas Freudenthal
Editor: Sandra Nettelbeck
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Caroline von Senden (ZDF), Alexandra Staib (ZDF)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Alamode Filmdistribution OHG
World Sales: Beta Cinema
Production: Sommerhaus Filmproduktion GmbH; Co-Produktion: ZDF; cineplus; RuhrSoundStudios
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