Germany 2021 – Director: Sophie Linnenbaum – Original language: German – Subtitles: English – Length: 76 min.

One of them had never got to know his father and met him unexpectedly when he was older. For another, the father was a gloomy fixture in their life. Six stories that could not be more different and yet – show how important fathers are to us all.  

No youth rating


Sophie Linnenbaum

After studying psychology, Sophie Linnenbaum turned to film. Consequently, her films also focus on people in the context of their systems. She is currently working on her graduation film SUBTEXT (AT).


THE HUMAN, D 2019, 16 min.
RIEN NE VA PLUS, D 2017, 15 min.
PIX, D 2017, 9 min.
DUOLOGUE - MEINUNGSAUSTAUSCH, D 2016, 5 min. (Co-directed by Sophia Bösch)


Student Award

Outstanding documentary films by students from film schools in German-speaking countries. The films are nominated for the Megaherz Student Award, endowed with 3,000 euros.


Winner FFF Talent Award Documentary Film 2021


Camera: Janine Pätzold. Sound: Alexandra Prät. Editing: Vincent Tirpitz & Martin Wunschick. Production: Sophie Linnenbaum. Producer: Sophie Linnenbaum.

Student Award 2021

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