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by Andreas Dresen


The doctor told the truth. The days are numbered. Why me and why now? A man leaves wife and children behind, parents, friends, neighbours and yesterday’s lover, the people in his life. Day by day a little farewell. Words are getting rare, longer the silence. In front of the window the year changes its colours. Dying is a final work to do. Not being alone while you are left behind alone, maybe that’s a good thing.

international title: Stopped On Track
original title: Halt auf freier Strecke
country: Germany, France
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Andreas Dresen
film run: 110'
release date: DE 17/11/2011, HU 22/03/2012, FR 04/04/2012, ES 08/06/2012, PL 31/08/2012, RO 10/05/2013, SI 27/05/2013
screenplay: Andreas Dresen
cast: Steffi Kühnert, Milan Peschel, Otto Mellies, Mika Seidel, Marie Rosa Tietjen
cinematography by: Michael Hammon
film editing: Jörg Hauschild
art director: Susanne Hopf
producer: Peter Rommel
production: Rommel Film, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg - RBB
backing: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund
distributor: Pandora Film Distribution, Dulac Distribution, Polyfilm Verleih, Filmcoopi, Asociatia Culturala Macondo, Aurora Films
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