Sommer vorm Balkon

Sommer vorm Balkon (Summer in Berlin in the english version) is a 2005 German tragicomic film directed by Andreas Dresen, which focuses on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin. Katrin, a jobless single mom, and Nike, a nurse, live in the same house and are best friends. Although always dating the wrong men and still pursuing for happiness, they don’t lose their humor and spend many nights together on Nike’s balcony, drinking and chatting. The film won the Bayerischer Filmpreis (Bavarian Film Award) for Dresen as “Best Director”, the Silver Hugo Awardfor Inka Friedrich and Nadja Uhl together as “Best Actress”

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