The Limits of Patience
Filmfest 2014

German Age Rating

Corinna Kleist is a juvenile court judge who, after a leave of absence following the suicide of a convicted teenager, is appointed to a 'problem area' in Berlin. She now tries harder than ever to change the system in order to prevent troubled kids from being turned into vicious criminals. In the case of 14-year-old Rafiq, she becomes particiularly emotionally involved and goes far beyond what her duty as a judge calls for – the lonely and often hopeless struggle of a courageous woman trying to do the right thing...

tags: Family, Society, Crisis/ Revolution, Feature film

Cast: Martina Gedeck, Jörg Hartmann, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Sesede Terziyan, Mohamed Issa, Hassan Issa


Screenplay: Stefan Dähnert

Director of Photography: Jana Marsik

Film Editor: Heike Gnida

Composer: Antoni Komasa-Lazarkiewicz

Production Designer: Myriande Heller

Costume Design: Gudrun Schretzmeier

Sound: Patrick Veigel

Producer: Jakob Claussen

Co-Producer: Uli Putz, Christian Wagner

Production Company: Claussen+Wöbke+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH, Christian Wagner Film

World Sales: Telepool GmbH München

Director: Christian Wagner