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In the center of the world

Synopsis: 

The documentary IN THE CENTER OF THE WORLD portrays four teenagers from rural Germany on their first steps

towards an adult life. They have to decide, whether they want to follow known paths or discover a new world.

Noel from North Rhine-Westphalia has Indian roots und is still searching for his own path, his own interests and goals.

Lea from Thuringia fights in the conflict between friendship, freedom and family for her wish to be treated as an adult.

Leif from Schleswig-Holstein seems to be grown up and only on second view one can see the cracks in his appearance.

He is an unsecure youth with a wish for self-determination.

Johanna from Bavaria seems to be very clear about what her future should look like. However she’s fighting against

different expectations from others and herself.

The protagonists are in a time of change. From the cosmos of childhood the are departing into the world of adults.

For one year we take part in their lives and will get to know about their wishes, hopes, dreams as well as fears.

Runtime: 
01:32:38
English subtitle: 
Yes

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Information for the Audience: 

The documentary IN THE CENTER OF THE WORLD portrays four teenagers from rural Germany on their first steps towards an adult life. They have to decide, whether they want to follow known paths or discover a new world.

Noel from North Rhine-Westphalia has Indian roots und is still searching for his own path, his own interests and goals.

Lea from Thuringia fights in the conflict between friendship, freedom and family for her wish to be treated as an adult.

Leif from Schleswig-Holstein seems to be grown up and only on second view one can see the cracks in his appearance. He is an unsecure youth with a wish for self-determination.

Johanna from Bavaria seems to be very clear about what her future should look like. However she’s fighting against different expectations from others and herself.

The protagonists are in a time of change. From the cosmos of childhood the are departing into the world of adults. For one year we take part in their lives and will get to know about their wishes, hopes, dreams as well as fears.

Directed by: 
Thomas Oswald
Writing credits: 
Thomas Oswald
Cast: 
Noel Meiritz Lea Mai Johanna Schmidt Leif Schwichtenberg
Produced by: 
Thomas Oswald Rainville & Oswald GbR
Music by: 
diverse
Cinematography by: 
Thomas Oswald
Film Editing by: 
Ramon Urselmann
Release Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Official sites: 
www.immittelpunktderwelt.de
Total votes: 975

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