Coming Home (Mein Vater)

TV-Movie: 08.01.2003 | 20:15 Uhr | ARD/Das Erste

A happy young family has just fulfilled their dream to move into their own home, when they realize that the husband’s father Richard, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, can no longer cope living alone. The family decides to take the old man in – but as his condition worsens daily, quicker and more dramatically than everyone expected, the family will be pushed to breaking point.

Awards

2003

31. International Emmy Award for Best TV-Movie

2003

Special Jury Award at Banff International Television Festival

2003

39. Adolf-Grimme-Award

2003

Bavarian Film Award: Audience Award for Götz George und Klaus J. Behrendt

2003

 FIPA D'OR Award in the Category "Fiction/Drama"

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer              

Sonja Goslicki                         

Broadcaster

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

Commissioning Editor

Wolf-Dietrich Brücker

Screenplay

Karl-Heinz Käfer

Director

Andreas Kleinert

Director of Photography

Johann Feindt

Cast

Götz George, Klaus J. Behrendt, Ulrike Krumbiegel, Sergej Moya, Christine Schorn, Cornelia Schmaus et al.

Casting

Anja Dihrberg

Line Producer

Frank Döhmann

Unit Production Manager

Rolf Schleitzer

Set Design

Gabriele Wolff

Costume Design

Dorothee Kriener

Make-Up

Dorle Neft, Peggy Lilkendey

Music

Andreas Hoge

Editor

Gisela Zick