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Parents Parents

Saturday 21 November 2015 6:00PM Parents, Canadian Premiere

The screening of PARENTS is sold-out. But there will be free tickets at the door. Come early enough to secure your ticket!

"The first half of your life is ruined by your parents. The second by your kids.” Konrad, the unconventional father of Käthe and Emma, has stayed home while his wife Christine had a successful career as an anesthetist. The entrenched roles they play are put to the test when Konrad has the chance to direct a play again. His comeback. Konrad and Christine hire Isabel, an au-pair girl from Argentina. But she turns out to be the exact opposite of help...
Parents is lauded by the press for its authentic portrayal of parenthood, complex children’s characters, and a fresh look at gender roles. In his latest, director Robert Thalheim (And Along Come Tourists, EUFF 2008) speaks from personal experience – and so does actress Christiane Paul, who is a mother and trained doctor herself.

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WELCOME!

Trailers & Other Videos

Awards and Festivals

  • Zurich Film Festival 2013
  • Shanghai International Film Festival 2014
  • Presented by

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    The screening of PARENTS is sold-out. But there will be free tickets at the door. Come early enough to secure your ticket!