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Perspektive Deutsches Kino

Lostage

Star-Crossed

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STAR-CROSSED

Jakob is really a woman, but the superstitious villagers are obsessed with the idea that Jakob has to be a man in order to protect the village from a great calamity. Jakob has never been in any doubt about this destiny. She lives an isolated existence on a lonely farm. One day Jakob takes on Tom at the farm. Tentatively, the two come closer. The villagers are not at all happy about this development. A friendship has to be avoided at all costs.

Germany / Switzerland 2007, 34 min

by

Bettina Eberhard

with

Ulrike Schwab
Till Firit
Heiner Stadelmann
Klaus Heindl