AUF DAS LEBEN!
Director: Uwe Janson
Feature film | D | 2014
90 min | Dolby 5.1
48th Hof International Film Festival
The ageing cabaret singer Ruth is a sarcastic but warm-hearted woman who, despite her traumatic childhood, has both feet planted firmly in the midst of life. Only when she is evicted from her apartment and her musical instrument workshop does her flame begin to flicker and pale. Jonas is 29 and lives in a minibus after splitting up with his girlfriend. Fighting the first signs of serious illness, he has given up his employment training scheme and, fully aware he is heading down a one-way street, seeks distraction in an excessive lifestyle. A brief encounter between the two quickly becomes a deep bond. Soon they are not afraid to adopt even the most unusual measures to help each other back on their feet …