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Fog in August

Original title: Nebel im August
German title: Nebel im August
Germany, Austria, 2016

Director: Wesel, Kai
Production company: Collina Filmproduktion,
Co-producers: Dor Film, Studiocanal, Arri Media, B.A. Produktion, Ernst Eberlein Prtoduktion, ZDF, ORF
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 90 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Ernst is a 13 years old German boy who has beensent to a psychiatric hospital when he’s deemed unruly and insolent by Nazi officials. He unexpectedly finds friendship among the patients there, and for the first time in a long time, he feels like he belongs. However, he soon discovers that the hospital has a euthanasia program headed by Chief Dr. Veithausen. To help his newfound friends, Ernst hatches a plan to sabotage the hospital’s program and escape with his first love, Nandl. Ernst soon finds himself in great danger when the hospital administration starts to take notice of his actions…

Giffoni 2016 (awarded), Ale Kino! Poznan 2016

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