France 2020 – Director: Pauline Horovitz – Original language: French – Subtitles: English – Length: 61 min.

Stagnation is death. The filmmaker Pauline Horovitz accompanies her father - an impassioned gynaecologist and workaholic - as he takes one of the most difficult steps in life: entering “retirement.” A tender portrait of a restless soul.

We present the German premiere of the film.

No youth rating


Pauline Horovitz

The filmmaker graduated from the École Nationale des Chartes, the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and is a former artist-in-residence at Casa Velázquez in Madrid. In her work, she searches for the romantic potential of the real to construct stories that are both humorous and serious.

Filmography (selection)

CASTLES IN SPAIN, F 2013, 26 min.


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Camera: Pauline Horovitz. Sound: Samuel Mittelman. Editing: Gwénola Héaulme. Production: Squawk. Producer: Juliette Guigon & Patrick Winocour. International Sales: Squawk.

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