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The Day I Was Not Born

Das Lied in mir

Directed by Florian Micoud Cossen
Germany, Argentina, 2010


During a layover in Buenos Aires, 31-year-old German athlete Maria is mesmerized by the city, and her bewilderment grows when her father suddenly reveals her true connection to Argentina — leading her to uncover the painful details of her adoption.

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The Day I Was Not Born Directed by Florian Micoud Cossen

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

2010 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

2010 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Zurich Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best German Language Feature Film

German Film Critics Association Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Feature Film Debut

German Film Awards

2011 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

2011 | 2 nominations including: Best Direction (Gold)

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