By Andreas DRESEN

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Drama - Completed 2011

Forty-year-old Frank has wife and family, a steady job and a new house in the suburbs. Out of the blue he is diagnosed with a brain tumor that leaves him with only a few months to live. The decision to home care Frank proves to be a struggle for him and his family to live and die in dignity...

& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2011
Un Certain Regard Prix Un Certain Regard
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andreas DRESEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Andreas DRESEN, Cooky ZIESCHE
    • Producer(s)
    • Peter ROMMEL (Rommel Film)
    • Synopsis
    • The doctor told the truth. The days are numbered.
      Why me and why now?
      A man leaves wife and children behind, parents, friends, neighbours and yesterday’s lover, the people in his life.
      Day by day a little farewell.
      Words are getting rare, longer the silence.
      In front of the window the year changes its colours.
      Dying is a final work to do.
      Not being alone while you are left behind alone, maybe that’s a good thing.