In a tragic car accident, Lilli’s mother and Paul’s wife are killed. Little Lilli, her father Frank and his friend Paul survive.
Thirteen years later, Lilli is a teenager and the two men have become failed characters who scrape a living together by working as barmen and bouncers in a strip club. The disaster unfolds when Lilli seduces Paul and gets pregnant. In the heat of the moment, her father shoots a boy whom he suspects of raping his daughter. And as fate would have it, they end up again where the accident happened all those years ago. —german-films.de
Philipp Stölzl studied Set Design at the Münchner Kammerspiele theater. He then worked as a freelance set designer and exhibition architect with, among others, Robert Wilson. He gained international recognition with his video productions. The British design magazine Shots praised the new director on his work for the US. His videos for Garbage and Madonna however led the way to his international breakthrough. His films include: MORITURI TE SALUTANT (short, 2000), BABY (2002), NORTH FACE (NORDWAND, 2008), and GOETHE! (2010). —german-films.de