Cast & Crew
Hannes studies train timetables and takes off to Finland, against his boss's wishes, for the International Timetable Competition. On the way, he meets the mysterious Sirpa, a woman from Finland who continually vanishes and reappears. Unbeknowst to him, he is being followed by a police inspector because his boss has died and 30,000 marks are missing from the company safe.
Filmstiftung Nordrhein-westfalen (nrw)
Ira Von Gienanth
Winner of 1997 CICAE Award.
Winner of the 1998 Silver Ribbon of the German Film Award in the category of Best Film.
Feature directorial debut for Peter Lichtefeld.
Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (New German Cinema) February 11-22, 1998.
Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 16-30, 1998.
Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1-11, 1998.
Shown at Museum of Modern Art (Recent Films from Germany) in New York City November 1-15, 1998.
dialogue German and Finnish