A film following the adventures of Grandma Otti and her 12-year-old grandson around East Berlin’s Boxhagener Platz in 1968.

Prod companies: Claussen+Woebke+Putz Filmproduktion in co-production with Studio Babelsberg/Babelsberg Film, WDR, RBB and Arte

Backers: Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung (MDM), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Filmstiftung NRW, Filmfoerderungsanstalt (FFA), BKM, and German Federal Film Fund (DFFF)

Producers: Jakob Claussen, Nicole Swidler, Uli Putz

Director: Matti Geschonneck

Screenplay: Torsten Schulz, based on his novel of the same name

DoP: Martin Langer

Production Design: Lothar Holler

Editor: Dirk Grau

Cast: Gudrun Ritter, Michael Gwisdek, Samuel Schneider, Meret Becker, Jürgen Vogel, Horst Krause, Milan Peschel, Matthias Matschke

Locations: Saxony-Anhalt, Berlin and Babelsberg Studios, 

Shooting: March - May 2009

Contact: Jakob Claussen, (49) 89 23 11 01 0  

Status: Post Production