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One Breath (2015)

Ein Atem (original title)
A loving mother searching for her child. A pregnant woman escaping from her responsibility. Two women who couldn't be more different will be pushed to their limits of humanity. Connected by one breath which decides everything.

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Christian Zübert
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jördis Triebel ... Tessa
Benjamin Sadler ... Jan
Richard van Weyden ... Bohm
Apostolis Totsikas ... Costas
Marlen Diekhoff ... Margot
Akilas Karazisis ... Tiberios Laskari
Yiannis Niarros ... Alex
Nike Maria Vassil ... Sofia
Vassilis Koukalani ... Tourist Office Director
Chara Mata Giannatou ... Elena
Kostas Antalopoulos ... Polizeibeamter
Ipek Zübert Ipek Zübert ... Ines
Oriana Schrage ... Maike
Melpo Kosti Melpo Kosti ... Frauenärztin
Fredrik Jan Hofmann Fredrik Jan Hofmann ... Roman
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Due to the financial crises in Greece, ELENA (27)decides to move to Frankfurt. She gets pregnant by her Greek boyfriend. In order to abort her child, she needs money which is why she takes a job as a Nanny at TESSAs (37) and JANs (38) place. Despite a few struggles with LOTTE (1 1/2)at first, Elena starts to enjoy the time with the little girl and make friends with Tessa. In a careless moment, she looses Lotte and escapes from her responsibility and her conscience. Out of a powerless feeling, blind of grief and hatred, Tessa follows Elena to Athens. In Greece she gets pushed to her limits of humanity and sane. One breath decides over her ability to forgive herself and Elena. Written by Anonymous

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Two Women. One Journey. One missing child and one breath which connects both women.

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Drama

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Country:

Germany | Greece

Language:

German | Greek | English

Release Date:

28 January 2016 (Germany) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Frankfurt, Germany See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Drama baby
20 November 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Every story has two sides. At least, as we can witness with this one. While I thought some things were obvious (bad day at work and so forth), it is not trying to be to on the nose. Two women, two different lives, but similar goals. It's about having a family, about surviving, working on making life better.

The acting is more than decent, but there are downfalls with the clichés and everything that is going on. You can understand character motivation most of the time, even if the ending may be too much for some. You'll either like it or you'll kind of hate it. But life can be tough sometimes and it shows here how that plays out


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