FOR JOJO
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FOR JOJO

Directed by Barbara Ott

Info

Director: Barbara Ott
Section: New German TV Movies
Country: Germany
Year: 2021
PT: FÜR JOJO
OT: FÜR JOJO
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Caro Cult, Nina Gummich, Steven Sowah, Louis Nitsche, Anne Zander
18+

Logline

An emotional endurance test for a friendship between women.

Since childhood, Jojo and Paula have been inseparable. The two best friends enjoy their lives as single women in Berlin. But when Jojo falls in love with a young man from her hometown, Paula’s life falls apart. She now does everything she can to stop Jojo from making what she thinks is the biggest mistake of her life: getting married.

Show calendar

Calendar

  • Q&A with the film team

    Gloria Palast
  • Q&A with the film team

    HFF Kino 1

Meet the director

FOR JOJO

Barbara Ott

Barbara Ott was born on the border to the Czech Republic in 1983. She studied feature-film directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her graduation film, SUNNY (2013), was screened at national and international festivals and received numerous awards, including the Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis in Gold, the First Steps Award, the Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis, and the Deutscher Kamerapreis. Her debut film, KIDS RUN (2020), opened the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section at the 70th Berlinale.

Credits

Screenplay: Stefanie Ren
Director of Photography: Falko Lachmund
Film Editor: Gregory Schuchmann
Composer: John Gürtler & Jan Miserre
Production Designer: Janina Schimmelbauer
Costume Design: Tina Eckhoff
Sound: Oscar Stiebitz
Sound design: Oscar Stiebitz, Dominik Rätz
Make-up artist: Heidi Wick, Anne Fonfara
Casting director: Deborah Congia, Iris Baumüller
Producer: Alexander Funk
Production Company: Oberon Film GmbH
Editor: Sasha Buehler, Olivia Stocker, Lars Wiebe
TV channel: Netflix