Too caught up in her own life, Lia’s mother neglects her 14 year old daughter. She leaves Lia behind in order to go on vacation alone with her new boyfriend. On her own, Lia develops methods for overcoming her fear of being alone.


Calcutta Film Festival, India
Golden Elephant Festival Bombay, India
International Short Film Festival Hamburg


Lia: Melitta Siomos
Mother: Bernarda Reichmuth
Halil: Murat Aydin


Cinematographer: Stephan Vorbrugg
1st Assistant Camera: Hendrik Jansen
2nd Assistant Camera: Katrin Krammer
Gaffer: Heiko Grund
Lighting / Electricians: Bernhard Haug, Christian Wehrle, Sebastian Härtl, Lene Popp, Thomas Rossbach, Denver Basien
Key Grip: Clemens Bachmann
Sound Engineer: Jens Börner
Boom Operator: Roberto Liebold
Sound Design and Mixer: Gerhard Auer VDT, Berthold Kröker
Production Designer: Diana Ruß
Assistant Production Designer: Tobias Maier
Props: Julia Panholzer
Make-up Artists: Theater Academy August Everding, Doreen, Gerhardstein, Anja Mader, Corinna Tupac-Yupanaqui
Costumer: Constanze Kruse
Assistant Costumer: Björn Bugiel
Score / Music: Rainer Bartesch
Songs: Rock with you and Dance with me (Performed by D-Formation; Composer Rainer Wetenkamp)
Editors: Ulrike Tortora, Judith Malek-Mahdavi
Assistant Director: Xenia Pieper
Set-Aufnahmeleitung: Raphaela Bardutzky
Script Supervisor/Continuity: Iris Dannenmann
Dramatic Advisor: Jens Börner, Liliane Targownik
Producers: Daniel Schmidt, Karla Schumann
Unit Production Management: Karla Schumann, Carolin Hagen
Head of Production: Natalie Lambsdorff
Assistentin der Herstellungsleitung: Katharina Engel
Editors: Claudia Gladziejewski, Birgit Knackmuß
Sponsoring: Carolin Hagen
Animal Trainer: Eve Schwender
Still Photographer: Nelly Küfner
Produced by the University of Television and Film Munich with Co-Producer Bavarian Radio
Funded by FilmFernsehFonds Bayern
© HFF 2007

Production Notes

Country: Germany
Year: 2007
Shooting Format: S-16 mm
Screening Format: 35mm, Color
Sound: Dolby Surround with English subtitles
Running Time: 23 minutes