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Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a "war child"; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during World War II. She enjoys a happy family life with her mother, her husband, daughter and granddaughter. But when a lawyer asks her and her mother to witness in a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of the war children, she resists. Gradually, a web of concealments and secrets is unveiled, until Katrine is finally stripped of everything, and her loved ones are forced to take a stand: What carries more weight, the life they have lived together, or the lie it is based on?

  • Release date:February 28, 2014


Juliane Köhler
as Katrine Evensen Myrdal
Liv Ullmann
as Ase Evensen
Sven Nordin
as Bjarte Myrdal
Ken Duken
as Anwalt Sven Solbach
Rainer Bock
as Hugo
Dennis Storhoi
as Anwalt Hogseth
Ursula Werner
as Hiltrud Schlömer
Christian Steyer
as Archivist
Matthias Brandt
as Danish Listener
Holger Handtke
as German Listener


Rudi Teichmann
Axel Helgeland
Judith Kaufmann
Judith Kaufmann
Christoph Kaiser
Composer (Music Score)
Ute Paffendorf
Costume Designer
Simone Bar
Martin Steyer
Sound Mixer