Simple

Log Line

  • Since the beginning of time, Ben and his brother Barnabas are one heart and one soul. Barnabas, called „Simpel“, is 22 years old, but on the mental status of a three year old. Although Simpel can be quite a pain in the neck, a life without him is unimaginable for Ben. When their mother dies unexpected, Simpel is supposed to be put in a assisted home. So both are escaping and after a crazy odyssey and a night outdoors Ben figures out that there’s just one option left: he has to find their father David whom they haven’t seen for the past 15 years.

  • Director
    Markus Goller

    Writer
    Dirk Ahner

    Cast
    David Kross, Frederick Lau, Emilia Schüle, Devid Striesow, Axel Stein, Anneke Kim Sarnau u.v.a.

    Theatrical Release
    November 9th 2017

    Source
    Based on the novel by Marie-Aude Murail

    Genre
    Dramedy

    Companies
    LETTERBOX FILMPRODUKTION  GmbH, C-FILMS (DEUTSCHLAND) GmbH, Amalia Film GmbH, ZDF

    Supported by
    Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, nordmedia, FFF Bayern, FFA, DFFF

    Contact
    Stefanie Gimpel