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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.

CAST

Leonie BENESCH

Michael KLAMMER

Rafael STACHOWIAK

Eva LÖBAU

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Producers – Ingo FLIESS

Production company – if… Productions Film GmbH

Screenwriter – Ilker ÇATAK, Johannes DUNCKER

Cinematographer – Judith KAUFMANN

Editor - Gesa JÄGER

INFOS

Running time – 94'

Ratio – 1:1,33

Language – German

 

 

PRESS REVIEWS

Screen International pick up

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Variety - German entry for Academy Awards

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS +

Academy Award® Nominee - Best International Feature film,  2024

CICAE Arthouse Cinema Award, 2023

Europa Cinemas Label - Best European Film, 2023

 

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