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
*Film is provided by the film archive of Goethe-Institut Georgien.
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?