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Video: Day Release (Freigang)

In this internationally acclaimed German-language film, single mother Kathi receives day release from prison and finds her three-year-old son, who is living with her unstable mother, in bad circumstances. She is forced to find a way to enable a better future for him, while time is against her, she has to be back in prison at six pm.

Director: Martin Winter
Screenplay: Sebastian Schmidl
Producer: Victoria Herbig & Sebastian Schmidl
D.O.P.: Aram Baroian

Cast:
Anna Suk
Christopher Legedza
Birgit Linauer
Patrick Schmidl
Daniela Zacherl

Running time: 35 minutes

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Running time: 35 minutes

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still shot from Day Release

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