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I'm the Father (2002)
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Marco and Melanie, a young married couple, are living a life of passion, with chaotic situations, and all the little frustrations of daily life. Their love for each other is like a beacon ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ezra-Valentin Lenz ...
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Marco Krieger
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Melanie Krieger
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Nico Ellermann
Marion Kracht ...
Marcos Assistentin Christa
Hanns Zischler ...
Dr. Beilenberg
Christiane Paul ...
Ilona
Elena Wilms ...
Sekretärin Architekturbüro
Victor Deiß ...
Dr. Schmidt
Christoph Bantzer ...
Jakob Ellermann
Sabine An Der Heiden ...
Imbissverkäuferin
Rosel Zech ...
Melanies Mutter
Georg Tryphon ...
Melanies Vater
Paul Frielinghaus ...
Nico Ellermanns Sohn
Rolf Zacher ...
Peter Krieger
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Marco and Melanie, a young married couple, are living a life of passion, with chaotic situations, and all the little frustrations of daily life. Their love for each other is like a beacon in the storm. But career pressure, burned toast and dirty laundry erode any feelings of tenderness, and they never seem to find enough time for their six-year-old son, Benny. Their world is about to fall apart when Melanie moves out, taking Benny with her. She files for divorce, and Marco makes a decision that will change all their lives. It is as if he has suddenly discovered his love of fatherhood. Written by Anonymous

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26 September 2002 (Germany)  »

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After the bowling scene Marco and Ilona talk together. Ilona has a fork in her right hand. From the other angle she has a cigarette in her right hand. See more »

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A captivating story about the strength of love in a small family

A husband and wife are in love with each other and their son, but stressful circumstances of every day life keep them from spending enough time together. These stresses lead to drastic decisions that change their lives forever.

The audience is drawn into the emotions of the characters.


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