The Unpolished
Filmfest 2007

THE UNPOLISHED Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. While her parents playfully avoid their responsibilities, Stevie tries to make a good impression in town, spreading stories of grandeur and claiming to be the daughter of a diplomat. She makes progress. Yet the good weather doesn’t last and before long, she discovers that her parents have once more resorted to illegal means as a way of supporting their leisurely lifestyle. As friends and hangers-on of her parents fill their new home, the chaos continually mounts ... The Match Factory

tags: Feature film

Cast: Céci Chuh, Birol Ünel, Pascale Schiller, Georg Friedrich, Joana Preiss


Director: Pia Marais