Beas Vorstellung von Glück
An Alternative to Love

film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2006 runtime 30'00 colour
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Stereo languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch

Bea, 26, a reclusive single woman, witnesses her neighbour committing suicide. Subsequently she gains an interest is his way of life, and falls in love. Bea pretends to be the late mans girlfriend. Soon she has to decide whether to live her imagined alternative to love or try to find it for real.

director Martin Menzel Besetzung / Cast Alexander Flache, Anja Victoria Gerber, Maggy Domschke, Nicole Lippold, Tobias D. Weber Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Philipp F. Kölmel Schnitt / Editing Martin Menzel Drehbuch / Script Martin Menzel, Henner Kotte Bildgestaltung / DOP Guntram Franke
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Martin Menzel

Born 1979 in Magdeburg;
editor for a magazine of city culture in Magdeburg;
training to be a Mediadesigner at German Televison ZDF;
since 2002, working as a freelance cutter, writer and director

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