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The seemingly random interactions between a group of people touched by a tragedy go under the microscope in this drama from Austrian filmmaker [[Performer~P267095~Barbara Albert~barbaraalbert]]. Manu ([[Performer~P373741~Kathrin Resetarits~kathrinresetarits]]) is a woman who miraculously survives an airline crash caused by a freak storm that claims the life of every other passenger on board. Six years later, she's happily married to Andreas ([[Performer~P297914~Georg Friedrich~georgfriedrich]]), has a teenaged daughter named Yvonne ([[Performer~P374960~Deborah Ten Brink~deborahtenbrink]]), and works at a supermarket -- only to die suddenly in an auto accident. Among the mourners at Manu's funeral are her brother Reini ([[Performer~P273976~Martin Brambach~martinbrambach]]) and sister Gerlinde ([[Performer~P355287~Marion Mitterhammer~marionmitterhammer]]). Schoolteacher Reini is infatuated with a troubled woman named Sandra ([[Performer~P374953~Bellinda Akwa-Asare~bellindaakwaasare]]), and is trying to reach out to one of his students, Kai ([[Performer~P374958~Dominik Hartel~dominikhartel]]), who is haunted by the death of his mother. Andreas becomes involved with another teacher, Andrea ([[Performer~P373742~Ursula Strauss~ursulastrauss]]), who also has an unhappy student, Patricia ([[Performer~P374957~Désirée Ourada~désiréeourada]]), an outcast with an interest in spirituality. Patricia strikes up a friendship with Kai as he drifts away from his girlfriend, Gabi ([[Performer~P374959~Nicole Skala~nicoleskala]]). Meanwhile, Yvonne becomes ill and ponders her mother's fate in the hereafter, and Gerlinde becomes involved in an emotionally destructive sexual relationship with a handicapped man. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:August 3, 2012
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