Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021


Year: 2014
Country: GERMANY
Run Time: 15 minutes


Ever since her parents separated, Anne spends every other weekend with her dad, Mike, in the little country house where the family once lived together but where he now lives alone. One gorgeous autumn weekend, Anne hatches a secret plan: she will transform her dad's kitchen into an ice cream parlour so that when her mom arrives to pick her up, they will all sit together and be happy and eat homemade ice cream. Anne convinces Mike to make a series of home improvements, first removing the old squeaky door from the kitchen and replacing it with a shiny pearl curtain her mother had left behind. But as Mike finds himself confronted with the house's decay and memories of his marriage, his mood changes. Nevertheless, Anne is determined to see her plan through and gets everything in place for her mother's arrival.

Shorts Program
FilmSlam German Language Shorts Program

Ira Tondowski

Alex Tondowski

Frank Schwaiger

Anna Kappelmann

Principal Cast
Greta Horn-Maiwirth, Gerdy Zint, Emily Behr

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