Verzweiflung

Verzweiflung

Deutschland 1999/2000, TV-Spielfilm

Inhalt

Despair

Ulrike has come out of prison and is living alone. If she wants to meet other people, then it will only be those who will give her what she believes is her destiny: punishment for murdering her child. She constantly looks for proof that there can never be any love for her and that her life must be an ordeal.

Something approaching love is sown when she meets Sigs. She manages to forget the past for a few moments and her ordeal begins to flag. But the past catches up with her. At some point, what happened cannot be hidden from Sigs anymore. Her consistent silence about her past makes him curious. His growing hunch that this is because of a terrible secret makes him drive her increasingly into a corner. Ulrikes leaves Sigs as she sees that the past cannot be concealed any longer. The pain would be greater if he were to leave her on finding out that she had been in prison for infanticide. But they meet again and she has an important experience.

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Credits

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Director:Marcus Lauterbach
Screenplay:Marcus Lauterbach
Director of photography:Roland Dressel
Prop master:Ina Timmerberg
Editing:Monika Schindler
Sound editor:Eckhard Blach
Sound:Andreas Ruft
Music:Klaus Doldinger
  
Cast: 
Nina PetriUlrike
Sylvester GrothSigs
Andrea SawatzkiAnna
Dieter SchaadVater von Sigs
Christine SchornMutter von Ulrike
Jenny Gröllmann
Christian Berkel
Kathrin Waligura
  
Production company:Jost Hering Filmproduktion (Berlin)
Commissioned by:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz)
Shoot:07.09.1999-05.10.1999: Berlin
Original distributor:Basis-Film Verleih GmbH (Berlin)
Length:74 min
Format:16mm - Blow-Up 35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:s/w, Stereo
Screening:TV-Erstsendung (DE): 18.12.2000, ZDF

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Verzweiflung
Untertitel Liebe bis unter die Haut

Versions

Original

Length:74 min
Format:16mm - Blow-Up 35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:s/w, Stereo
Screening:TV-Erstsendung (DE): 18.12.2000, ZDF
 

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