March 18, 2019

24 Weeks

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Germany, 2016, 102 min
24 Weeks tells the story of cabaret performer Astrid (Julia Jentsch), who six months pregnant learns that her unborn child will be severely disabled. She and her husband Marcus (Bjarne Maedel) have a choice, but little time… A strong nature with a witty answer to everything, Astrid now feels lost, on her own, impossible to continue her comedy routine. Ultimately only she who is bearing the child can take this weighty decision. What will she do? Who decides whether the child will have a life worth living?

Director: Anne Zohra Berrached
Screenwriters: Carl Gerber, Anne Zohra Berrached
Producers: Melanie Berke, Tobias Buechner, Thomas Kufus
Director of photography: Friede Clausz


Julia Jentsch
Bjarne Mädel
Johanna Gastdorf
Emilia Pieske

Anne Zohra Berrached

Anne Zohra Berrached was born on July 31, 1982 in Erfurt, Germany. She is a director and writer, known for 24 Weeks (2016), Two Mothers (2013) and Saint & Whore (2012).

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