Elke, a young police officer, and her colleague Armin are on patrol close to the Czech border. During a routine stop and search operation a young Czech man resists their police orders and in the heat of the moment gets shot by Elke. As a result, Elke gets suspended while the police investigate internally and she sinks into a deep sense of guilt. While her emotions become unbearable, Elke decides to make her way to the Czech Republic in order to find the family of the man she killed.
FELIX AHRENS was born in 1986. He completed several internships at German TV stations. Working as a production manager, he co-founded CURLY PICTURES Film Production. In 2012 he started studying Directing at the Film University Babelsberg. His films include: BADENIXE (2011), HEUTE UND MORGEN (2012), DIE FLIEHKRAFT DES KOMETEN (2013), MAILBOX (2014), VAKUUM (2015), MEMOIRE (2015), and AM ENDE DER WALD (2016).
Student Academy Award Best Foreign Animation 2016