Margarethe 89

Lucas Malbrun

Shorts Competition Dutch premiere

Leipzig, 1989. Margarethe, a young punk who opposes the East German regime, is admitted to a psychiatric hospital. She tries to run away to join a punk singer she is in love with. Although the regime’s days may be numbered, Stasi informants are more present than ever.

This short film is part of the programme Shorts: Wind of Resistance, curated together with Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen

Nominated for the Shorts Competition award
All nominations

Credits

Director
Lucas Malbrun
Producer
Nicolas de Rosanbo, Céline Vanlint
Year
2023
Country of production
France
Type
Animation, Fiction, Short
Duration
19 minutes
Spoken language
German
Subtitles
EN
Production company
Eddy Production
World Sales
Studio Wasia Distribution