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27th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

8 – 15 OCT 2022

Coxless Pair


Original title: Zweier ohne
German title: Zweier ohne
90 min
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2008
Germany
from 14 years
Direction: Jobst Christian Oetzmann
Script: Jobst Christian Oetzmann
Cast: Jacob Matschenz, Tino Mewes, Sophie Rogall, Lena Stolze, Alexandra Schalaudek

SCHLINGEL Year

2008 | German Focus


Additional Information
Camera
Tomas Erhart
Cut
Cosima Schnell
Music
Dieter Schleip

Johann lives with his mother. Ludwig lives with his sister Vera and his father on a farm almost under the newly built but never completed motorway bridge, which is now a popular destination for those weary of life. Even his mother jumped down from there one night. Since then the terrible sounds of those jumping have haunted him. When Ludwig joins the new class, he immediately becomes an outsider due to his rebellious and strange behaviour. Only 17-year-old Johann recognizes what is special in him. But with the beginning of their friendship, nothing remains the way it used to be. The symbiotic relationship also includes their passion, rowing in “coxless pair“. But zealous Ludwig wants more. He persuades Johann to act like twins - with bald heads and in the same clothes. What disturbes their environment forges an even stronger bond between them. Then Johann falls in love with Ludwig’s sister Vera. Ludwig, who cannot stand Vera, is deeply hurt. In order to save their friendship, he thinks up a murderous plan ...