System Crasher by Nora Fingscheidt

Genre:
Drama
Year:
2019
Language:
German
Format:
118 minutes
Starring:
Helena Zengel
Albrecht Abraham Schuch (MEASURING THE WORLD)
Gabriela Maria Schmiede (IN TIMES OF FADING LIGHT)
Lisa Hagmeister (MY SISTERS)
Directed by:
Nora Fingscheidt
Produced by:
kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros. GmbH in co-production with Oma Inge Film and ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel
On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni's untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair.

She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a “system crasher”. And she is certainly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy! But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs. Bafané from child protection services is trying her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni's school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired?

While being acutely authentic, first-time director Nora Fingscheidt transcends a psychological study and crafts vibrant, visceral and emotional cinema, which evokes unforgettable performances.

 

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"Young Helena Zengel is mightily impressive, showing the natural depth of a born actress."
(THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER)

"Nora Fingscheidt's script and direction are marvels."
(THE UPCOMING)