Filmfest 2017

German Age Rating

Ella comes home from her exchange in France with a lot of interesting experiences – and a baby in her tummy. The father's name is Pierre, she thinks, not that Ella's family really cares. They have enough problems of their own. For example, the advice offered by Ariane, his father's new girlfriend, falls on deaf ears with Ella. She still misses her mom, who left them years ago. A new brother or sister for Ella has been in planning for years, but first it looks like Ella will make Roman a grandpa. If she even keeps the kid.

tags: Family, Youth/Coming of Age, Comedy, Feature film

Cast: Benno Fürmann, Tijan Marei, Katharina Schüttler, Ivo Kortlang, Peter Franke


Screenplay: Elena Senft

Director of Photography: Matthias Schöningh

Film Editor: Eva Schnare

Composer: Stefan Mertin

Production Designer: Eduard Krajewski

Costume Design: Heike Fademrecht

Sound: Bernhard Joest-Däberitz

Producer: Marcus Welke, Andreas Schneppe, Sven Burgemeister

Production Company: Südstern Film GmbH & Co. KG, TV60Filmproduktion GmbH

Director: David Dietl

Editor: Katja Kirchen

TV channel: ARD Degeto


After high school, David Dietl worked as camera assistant, assistant director and editor's assistant. In 2001 he moved to Berlin to study directing at dffb film school. After numerous shorts and docs, in 2007 he shot his debut feature AUF NUMMER SICHER? (TO PLAY SAFE?). His graduating film KÖNIG VON DEUTSCHLAND (KING ORDINARY), which he also wrote, screened at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2013 and was released theatrically. Current pipeline includes doc BERLIN BOUNCER (2016) and the film version of Elizabeth Falconer's patchwork family comedy DAS GOLDENE JAHR (THE GOLDEN YEAR).