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A Strange Family (Die fremde Familie)

Drama 2010 Das Erste
Photo: Erika Hauri

When her 80-year-old father Robert (Fritz Schediwy) has an accident, translator Ira Wolfens (Katja Riemann) decides to take care of him at home - despite their difficult relationship. Robert had left her and her mother many years before to start a second family. But now Ira sees this as an opportunity to prove herself to her father. However, in view of the high cost of care, Ira calls upon the somewhat unofficial help of Eastern European nurse Elisaveta (Katharina Nesytowa) - much to the displeasure of her husband Marquard (Thomas Sarbacher), who, beside his work as a professional consultant, also has ambitions to be a local politician. To make matters worse, suddenly, Ira's younger half-brother Bernd (Stephan Luca) arrives at the door. Bernd is an artist who has never done anything but has always been treated favorably by Robert. As Bernd begins to interfere with the nursing situation and also starts an affair with Elisaveta, Ira's life threatens to go off the rails...

8:15 pm Das Erste
Broadcast Date

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer
Bea Schmidt
Oliver Dieckmann
Commissioning Editor
Bettina Rickleffs
Daniel Nocke
Stefan Krohmer
Director of Photography
Benedict Neuenfels
Katja Riemann, Thomas Sarbacher, Fritz Schediwy, Katharina Nesytowa, Stephan Luca
Line Producer
Herbert Häußler
Unit Production Manager
Jürgen Klauser
Set Design
Silke Fischer und Volko Kamensky
Boris Gromatzki