Letter to My Life (Brief an mein Leben)

TV-Movie: 25.04.16 | 08:15 pm | ZDF

A global nomad, young and successful professor Toni commutes between her university, international conferences, her partner and her home town, where her mother is dying. She constantly ignores the signs of exhaustion - until the frantic tempo of her life catapults her into a mental illness clinic. Toni is accustomed to finding fast, efficient solutions to her problems, but here she will need to learn to come to terms with her life before she can truly begin to heal...

Awards

2017

Grimme Award Nomination

2016

Fipa Biarritz: Award for Marie Bäumer as the Best Leading Actress

2016

Shanghai International Televison Festival: Nomination for Best TV-Movie

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer       

Anna Oeller                         

Broadcaster               

ZDF

Commissioning Editor 

Günther van Endert

Screenplay 

Laila Stieler

Director

Urs Egger

Director of Photography   

Wojciech Szepel, David Slama

Cast

Marie Bäumer, Christina Hecke, Hanns Zischler, Petra Morzé, Christine Große, Annette Paulmann, Antoine Monot jr., Melanie Straub, Jutta Wachowiak, Joachim Bißmeier

Casting

Siegfried Wagner

Line Producer

Sascha Ommert

Unit Production Manager

Peter Hartwig

Screenplay

Knut Loewe

Costume Design

Heike Hütt

Make-Up

Grit Kosse

Music

Ina Siefert, Nellis Du Biel

Editor

Benjamin Hembus