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Spring 1995 - after the closure of the Needle Park in Zurich, 11-Year- Old Mia and her heroin addicted mother Sandrine are relocated to the countryside.

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Pierre Monnard

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Michelle Halbheer (novel), André Küttel
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Credited cast:
Sarah Spale Sarah Spale ... Sandrine
Jerry Hoffmann ... Andre
Luna Mwezi ... Mia
Lea Whitcher Lea Whitcher ... Frau Bucher
Michael Schertenleib Michael Schertenleib ... K. Störchli
Jorik Wenger Jorik Wenger ... Yannick
Emilio Marchisella Emilio Marchisella ... Kieran
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Spring 1995 - after the closure of the Needle Park and the public drug scene in Zurich, eleven-year-old Mia and her heroin addicted mother Sandrine are relocated to the countryside. While caring for her mother, Mia spends time with her imaginary friend and a gang of local teenage misfits. These friendships finally give her the strength to rebel and break free from her abusive mother. Written by PM

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Up until the 90s, Zurich was a meeting point for heroin addicts from all over Europe. Platzspitzbaby tells a mother-daughter story right out of the drug hell. See more »

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Swiss German

Release Date:

16 January 2020 (Switzerland) See more »

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