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Filmfest 2013

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A dispute has divided the residents of the village of Kalow, an idyllic spot in the state of Brandenburg. The only path providing access to the local lake traverses private property. This has been going on for years and the fronts have hardened: On the one side there is the mayor of the village, Florian Hagenow, who rigidly demands that the public have access to the lake. On the other there is the owner of the property, Marlies Gottlieb, a conservationist. She doesn't want hordes of people traipsing through her garden, trampling the vegetation and scaring off the wildlife. Swedish "bonvivant" Mikkel Nordergren appears in the midst of this local feud. He has inherited the house and garden next to Marlies’ and is caught in the crossfire. But in their case, it is opposites that attract…

tags: Feature film

Cast: Hannelore Hoger, Rolf Lassgård, Julia Brendler, Götz Schubert, Nadja Petri


Screenplay: Silke Zertz

Director of Photography: Klaus Eichhammer

Film Editor: Nicole Undritz

Composer: Dieter Schleip

Production Designer: Knut Loewe

Costume Design: Lucie Bates

Sound: Michael Eiler

Producer: Cornelia Wecker

Production Company: UFA Fernsehproduktion GmbH

Director: Rainer Kaufmann