Award: Tallinn Black Night Film Festival (POFF), 2023 Tokyo International Film Festival, 2023
Synopsis: After WWII, Helene is ready to do anything to start a new life. As a young woman, she came to the exciting Berlin of the roaring 20s, wanting to become a doctor, and soon fell in love with a man named Karl. However, the course of her life took a drastic, irreversible turn when the Nazis came into power.
Directors Bio: Barbara Albert studied directing and screenwriting at the Vienna Film School. Her student film Nachtschwalben (1993) was the Best Short at the Max Ophüls-Preis Saarbrücken 1994. Since then she has directed, written and produced many award-winning feature films that premiered at A-festivals worldwide, making her one of the most acclaimed German-language filmmakers of her generation.
Drama | History
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