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THE TEACHERS' LOUNGE

DAS LEHRERZIMMER

A Film by

Ilker ÇATAK

2022 – Germany – Drama

SYNOPSIS

Carla Nowak, a dedicated sports and math teacher, starts her first job at a high school. She stands out among the new staff because of her idealism. When a series of thefts occur at the school and one of her students is suspected, she decides to get to the bottom of the matter on her own. Carla tries to mediate between outraged parents, opinionated colleagues and aggressive students, but is relentlessly confronted with the structures of the school system. The more desperately she tries to do everything right, the more the young teacher threatens to break.

THE TEACHERS' LOUNGE

CAST

Leonie BENESCH
Michael KLAMMER
Rafael STACHOWIAK
Eva LÖBAU

CREW+

Producers – Ingo FLIESS
Production company – if… Productions Film GmbH
Screenwriter – Ilker ÇATAK, Johannes DUNCKER
Cinematographer – Judith KAUFMANN
Editor - Gesa JÄGER

INFOS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS +

Running time – 94'
Ratio – 1:1,33
Language – German

Academy Award® Nominee - Best International Feature film,  2024

CICAE Arthouse Cinema Award, 2023

Europa Cinemas Label - Best European Film, 2023

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