Feature Film

Spring 1945 and the German resistance collapses. As the Allied forces sweep across the Motherland five children embark on a journey which will challenge every notion we have of family, love and friendship. What happens to our youngest after war ends? Based on the Booker nominee novel THE DARK ROOM, by Rachel Seiffert. From the director of SOMERSAULT.

Feature film by: Cate Shortland
Germany, UK, Australia
Year of Production: 2012
Cast: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Mika Seidel, André Frid, Eva-Maria Hagen
Writer (novel): Rachel Seiffert
Screenplay: Cate Shortland, Robin Mukherjee
Producers: Karsten Stöter, Benny Drechsel, Liz Watts, Paul Welsh
Production Companies: Rohfilm (GER), Porchlight Films (AUS), Edge City Films (UK)
Supported by: Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, HessenInvestFilm, German Federal Film Board (FFA), DFFF, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg, Screen Australia, Screen New South Wales, Creative Scotland, MEDIA
Budget: 4.3 Mio.€
Language: German
Location: Germany
World sales: Memento Films International
German distributor: Piffl Medien