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Was bleibt (2012)

Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days - far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose bourgeois ... See full summary »

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Bernd Lange (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lars Eidinger ... Marko Heidtmann
Egon Merten Egon Merten ... Zowie Heidtmann
Eva Meckbach Eva Meckbach ... Tine Gronau
Sebastian Zimmler Sebastian Zimmler ... Jakob Heidtmann
Corinna Harfouch ... Gitte Heidtmann
Picco von Groote Picco von Groote ... Ella Staudt
Angelika Richter Angelika Richter ... DB-Kellnerin
Ines Krug Ines Krug ... Heilpraktikerin
Ernst Stötzner Ernst Stötzner ... Günter Heidtmann
Birge Schade Birge Schade ... Susanne Graefe
Gerhard Hermann Gerhard Hermann ... Einsatzleiter
Jörg Malchow Jörg Malchow ... Polizist
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Storyline

Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days - far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose bourgeois lifestyle he could never quite get used to. He visits them once or twice a year, mainly to give them a chance to spend a few days with their grandson. His hopes of spending a quiet weekend with the family fall short when Gitte, who has been mentally unstable since Marko was a child, feels so healthy after a homeopathic treatment that she stops taking her medication. Her announcement triggers reserved reactions in the family, and a series of revelations tip his family's structure out of balance. Written by lletaif

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

6 September 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Home for the Weekend See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Gitte Heidtmann: If you love something, set it free - if it comes back, it'll stay.
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Referenced in Was war - The Making of 'Was bleibt' (2013) See more »

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Sahara
Music and Lyrics by Christian Bruhn and Georg Buschor
Performed by Mireille Mathieu
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Remains
10 August 2013 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

What does remain? The German title of the movie translated, a movie that was quite successful in Germany in 2012. A reason they played it at the Berlin International Festival, for those who didn't have a chance to watch it. A powerful movie about a family, that doesn't seem that extraordinary. And of course it wouldn't be a good movie, if everything was just peachy.

The acting is phenomenal, especially the parents are really good and well known in Germany too. There is some added drama that seems a bit unnecessary, but the movie does its best to stay away from clichés as much as possible. It does succeed mostly. A drama well worth watching, if you like those that is


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