30.09. - 09.10.2021

Wasser und Seife Germany 2008 | 85 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
Wet napkins are put through the mangle, entangled bras are removed from the washing net, tumble dryers hum amongst the steaming and the hissing. Tanja, Gerti
and Monika combat dirty laundry with water and soap. After 20 years of toiling in the laundry, Monika lives on a salary that amounts to a monthly 150 euros after deduction of her rent and the costs for power and running water. A loving documentary on the unnoticed heroes of everyday life, and on human dignity in the era of globalization.
Original title: Wasser und Seife
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Susan Gluth
Cast: Monika Schückher, Tajana Beth, Gerda Franzen, Günther Utecht
Producer: Susan Gluth
Director of Photography: Susan Gluth
Music: Nils Koppruch
Production Design:
Editor: Ulrike Tortora, J.C. Piroué, Uli Schön, Susan Gluth
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Jörg Schneider (ZDF/ Das kleine Fernsehspiel)
Format: 35mm
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Susan Gluth, Filmproduktion, Hamburg/Munich, Germany, Tel: +49 89 8904041-3, Fax: +49 89 8904041-2, email: post(at),


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