BELGRADE: The German/Serbian coproduction I Was at Home, but / Ich war zuhause, aber by acclaimed German director Angela Schanelec was selected for the Competition of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (7-17 February 2019).
After a 13-year-old student disappears without a trace for seven days and reappears under mysterious circumstances, his mother and teachers are confronted with existential questions as the boy‘s behaviour is beyond all their previous understanding.
This drama, which also talks about the conflict between generations, is produced by Angela Schanelec through Nachmittagfilm, in coproduction with Serbia’s Dart Film & Video and Germany’s ZDF/3sat. The project was supported by Film Center Serbia with approximately 42,000 EUR in 2018.
Serbian Ivan Markovic is the DoP. The main characters are played by Maren Eggert, Franz Rogowski, Lilith Stangenberg, Jakob Lassalle and Clara Möller.