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Am Himmel der Tag (2012)

The 25-year-old Lara (Aylin Tezel) takes her studies in architecture not very seriously and spends her free time with her best friend Nora (Henrike of Kuick) in Techno clubs. She is ... See full summary »

Director:

Pola Beck

Writer:

Burkhardt Wunderlich (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aylin Tezel ... Lara
Henrike von Kuick Henrike von Kuick ... Nora
Tómas Lemarquis ... Elvar
Godehard Giese ... Martin
Marion Mitterhammer Marion Mitterhammer ... Claudia
Lutz Blochberger Lutz Blochberger ... Paul
Kai Michael Müller Kai Michael Müller ... Christoph
Marie-Lou Sellem Marie-Lou Sellem ... Frauenärztin Dr. Siederis
Ernestine Tzavaras Ernestine Tzavaras ... Mutter mit Baby
Christoph Schinkel Christoph Schinkel ... Anton - Volleyballtyp
Anne Werner Anne Werner ... Britta
Lisa Altenpohl Lisa Altenpohl ... Jana
Livia von Seld Livia von Seld ... Barkeeper-Chefin
Eddie Irle Eddie Irle ... Ecstasy-Verkäufer
Arianne Borbach Arianne Borbach ... Sozialmedizinische Beraterin
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The 25-year-old Lara (Aylin Tezel) takes her studies in architecture not very seriously and spends her free time with her best friend Nora (Henrike of Kuick) in Techno clubs. She is surprised when she becomes pregnant from a one-night stand. Initially full of doubt, the young woman decides ultimately to get the child and draws new strength from it. But soon Lara's fate takes a cruel twist.

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Country:

Germany | France

Language:

German

Release Date:

29 November 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Breaking Horizons See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Aylin establishing her worth

If a movie can make or break an actor, this movie should prove that Aylin is at the top of her game. The actress that most might know from Almanya, shows that she can do much more than comedy. It's a tour or a ride or whatever you want to call it. And while she was able to shine in an ensemble movie too ("3 Zimmer, Küche Bad"), this is her baby right here (no pun intended).

Animal lovers might have an issue here and there, but the movie is defined by other things of course. Relationships between friends and strangers get explored, an interesting look into human psyche and how deep and far things can be taken. A philosophical aspect can be attached to the movie too. There is a reason for that title. If I were to judge just the performance it would've been at least a 9/10, but the movie itself leaves a few things/strands without resolution (which is life like and had to be done running time wise I'm sure), some decisions seem far stretched too. Still the ending almost makes up for all the (little) flaws.


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