Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank



Year: 2012
Country: GERMANY
Run Time: 85 minutes


Among the beautiful lakes in the lands north of Berlin, Rosa and her lover Kirsten live an idyllic life. Rosa is a professional fisherwoman and the guardian of these magical waters. Kirsten lives in a bungalow right on the water’s edge. One glorious weekend in late summer, the couple play host to two young lesbian students who are on a break from their studies in Berlin. As the visit progresses, these women reveal their views and hopes to each other, discovering and celebrating the differences and similarities of their respective generations. But as these four unique women reveal their inner selves, the various attractions of their outer selves begin to factor in as well. Sexual tensions start to slowly mount and the long, heavenly summer weekend lies before them. Combining excellent ensemble acting with superb cinematography, FRAUENSEE revels both in the physical beauty of this exquisite countryside as well as in that of the women themselves. (In German with subtitles) – C.R.


CIFF37 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Monday, April 08, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1:50 PM

10% Cinema
Women of the World


Zoltan Paul

Clementina Hegewisch

Zoltan Paul

Fabian Spuck

Diana Matous

Principal Cast
Nele Rosetz, Therese Hämer, Lea Draeger

Director Bio
Born in 1965 in Budapest, Hungary, Zoltan Paul graduated from drama school in Vienna in 1978. An actor, musician, writer, and director, Zoltan Paul has accomplishments ranging from original theatrical works to directing feature films.

Select Filmography
"Gone" (2004), "Unter Strom" (2009), FRAUENSEE (2012)

Print Source

This film is presented with the generous support of CONNIE SARVAY

Community Partner

Women's Happy Hour (WH2)

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