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A young man kidnaps an 87-year-old woman to escape his looming fatherhood and instead finds what's important about life.

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Markus Goller

Writers:

Dirk Ahner, Florian Beckerhoff (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Sascha
Ruth-Maria Kubitschek ... Frau Ella
August Diehl ... Klaus
Anna Bederke ... Lina
Anatole Taubman ... Rudolph
Sahin Eryilmaz ... Arzt Krankenhaus
Anna Thalbach Anna Thalbach ... Schwester Erika
Luc Feit Luc Feit ... Kalle
Helmut Rusch Helmut Rusch ... Pfleger Richie
Karlo von Montag Karlo von Montag ... Krückenpatient
Andrej Melita ... Swing-Band
Peter Horn Peter Horn ... Swing-Band
Martin Probst Martin Probst ... Swing-Band
Michael Lott ... Polizist (Berlin)
Franc Bruneau Franc Bruneau ... Student Paris
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A young man kidnaps an 87-year-old woman to escape his looming fatherhood and instead finds what's important about life.

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 October 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Фрау Элла See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Klaus: Och, Frau Ella!
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Into the Sun
Written by Christopher Barrett Anderson and Thomas Hien
Performed by Chris And Thomas
Courtesy of Chris And Thomas
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Very heartwarming, feel-good Drama with a deeper Message
9 April 2014 | by missdiana2002See all my reviews

A young Taxi Driver finds out his on and off Girlfriend is pregnant and gets in an Accident. At the Hospital he is put into the same Room as an elderly Lady due do a Flooding in the Hospital. Somewhat annoyed having to share a Room, she starts warming his Heart and when telling him about her upcoming Surgery - as a Med Dropout - he understands that this simple Surgery could kill her if she signs the Papers. Under Medication she does sign the Documents, so Sasha doesn't see any other Option than to get her out of the Clinic. With Cops looking for them Sasha gets nervous and a bit annoyed with Ms. Ella again. She agrees to be taken home after they go to one Place she'd like to show him. There the spontaneous Idea evolves to drive to Paris to look for Ms. Ella's long lost Love, a Soldier that she didn't have the Guts to move to the U.S. with.


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