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by Robert Thalheim


Konrad, the unconventional father of Käthe and Emma, has stayed home for the past few years while his wife Christine has had a successful career as an anesthetist. He has become the central figure in the lives of his daughters and the glue, so to speak, that holds the family together. The entrenched roles they play are put to the test when Konrad has the chance to direct a play again. His comeback. To cope with the new situation, Konrad and Christine decide to hire Christine, an au-pair girl from Argentina. But she turns out to be the exact opposite of help...

international title: Parents
original title: Eltern
country: Germany
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Robert Thalheim
film run: 90'
release date: DE 14/11/2013
screenplay: Jane Ainscough, Robert Thalheim
cast: Charly Hübner, Christiane Paul, Paraschiva Dragus, Emilia Pieske, Clara Lago
cinematography by: Henner Besuch
film editing: Stefan Kobe
art director: Myrna Drews
costumes designer: Andrea Schein
music: Uwe Bossenz, Anton Feist
producer: Dirk Engelhardt, Robert Thalheim, Matthias Miegel, Andreas Banz, Stefanie Groß, Georg Steinert, Kristian Stern
production: Kundschafter Filmproduktion
backing: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, BKM, German Federal Film Fund
distributor: DCM Film Distribution GmbH
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