Frauensee

 

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.

Director
Zoltan Paul

Producer
Clementina Hegewisch

Screenwriting
Zoltan Paul

Cinematography
Fabian Spuck

Editing
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

Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH

pohl@salzgeber.de

www.salzgeber.de

This film is presented with the generous support of CONNIE SARVAY

Community Partner

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