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When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.

  • Starring: Leonie Benesch, Eva Löbau, Michael Klammer, Rafael Stachowiak, Sarah Bauerett, Kathrin Wehlisch, Leonard Stettnisch, Anne-Kathrin Gummich, Katharina M. Schubert, Uygar Tamer, Özgür Karadeniz, Tim Porath, Kersten Reimann, Katinka Auberger, Canan Samadi, Benjamin Bishop

  • Director: İlker Çatak

  • Writer: İlker Çatak

  • Running Time: 98 minutes

  • Certificate: 12A

  • Language: Deutsch

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller

  • Country: Germany

“Çatak resists neat answers, and Benesch anchors the film with a performance of contained subtlety.”
★★★★ Ed Potton, Times

“It’s a sound lesson in politics – or is it biology? – but more importantly, it’s a chalk-snappingly tense watch.”
★★★★ Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph