Lola On The Pea
Filmfest 2014

German Age Rating

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Recommended for ages 6 and up

Lola lives on a house boat called 'The Pea' with her mother. She has no friends other than the presumably crazy, old captain
Solmsen. Since her father vanished into thin air, she has become more of an outsider at her school. She wants nothing to change until he comes back. But suddenly two events tear Lola out of her lonely dream world. One: her mother has a new boyfriend. Lola does everything she can to drive them apart. And then there is Rebin, the mysterious new boy in her class – an illegal Kurdish alien. But by and by the two outsiders become friends. When Rebin's mother falls ill and cannot visit a regular physician, Lola asks her mom's boyfriend Kurt, a vet, to help. The next day, Rebin and his family are gone. The apartment appears to be deserted and Lola is convinced she has done everything wrong.

tags: Loneliness, Family, Friendship, Cultural Conflict, Literature, Feature film

Cast: Christiane Paul, Tabea Hanstein, Tobias Oertel, Antoine Monot Jr., Arturo Perea Bigwood


Screenplay: Thomas Heinemann, Original von / by: Annette Mierswa

Director of Photography: Tobias Jall

Film Editor: Laura Richter

Composer: Frankie Chinasky

Production Designer: Thomas Heinemann

Costume Design: Cornelia Würbser

Sound: Michael Bartylak

Producer: Thomas Heinemann

Production Company: superNeun Filmproduktion GmbH, aviv pictures GmbH

Co-Producer: Michel Morales, Tobias Oertel, Özlem Günay

Distributor: Farbfilm Verleih GmbH

Director: Thomas Heinemann