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Tender Parasites (2009)
"Zarte Parasiten" (original title)

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Film follows a young couple who are parasitic on the lives of others. The girl visits a lonely old lady in exchange for money. The boy, also for money, visits a couple whose son has died.

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Corinna Kirchhoff ...
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Frau Katz
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Constantin
Rainer Laupichler ...
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Paul Nickel ...
Benjamin
Ludo Schotte ...
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Guest Appearance as Singer at Railway Station
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Film follows a young couple who are parasites on the lives of others. The film makers largely leave out explanations. Viewers find themselves in the middle of a thriller-like story without knowing the background of the two, and is also left with questions at the end. In the meantime, a strange life becomes visible. The couple lives in a small camp in the woods, with a tent, sleeping bags and empty wine bottles. Isolated, but also unprotected. The girl visits a lonely old lady, for money. The boy also goes to see a married couple whose son died, for a fee. Both think they aren't doing anything wrong, but their work is not without risks. Written by International Film Festival Rotterdam

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9 September 2010 (Germany)  »

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€800,000 (estimated)
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By Your Side
Music and Lyrics by Tom Schilling
Performed by Tom Schilling
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