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All that Mia, a single mother, wants is to be able to raise her son, Leon, and do her lousy job. When the mother of another child accuses Leon of theft, Mia resorts to unusual means to defend her little family against the prejudices of the staid Bavarian community.
- Duration: 10 min.
Meet the director
Anna Roller was born in Germany in 1993. She enrolled at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) to study directing in 2014. Her short films PAN and THE LAST CHILDREN IN PARADISE were screened at more than 60 international film festivals, including Palm Springs and Camerimage, and received several awards. During the lockdown in 2020, she created the IGTV series CURFEW CALLS with kalekonfilm. Roller has participated in the Future Frames program of the Karlovy Vary Festival, the Talent Village of the Les Arcs Festival, and the Cutting Edge Talent Camp in Mannheim. In 2022, she received the German Short Film Award for BRAT. Her first feature film, DEAD GIRLS DANCING, is currently in post-production.