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SWEET DISASTER tells the story of FRIDA. German-Finnish, painting therapist and 40-y.o. Two events change the usual course of her life. She gets unexpectedly pregnant and FELIX, the father

of her child breaks up with her to re-unite with his ex who is suddenly back. FELIX admits that it is not the best timing, however it does not prevent him from leaving. FRIDA cannot accept FELIX' decision. Although some serious health problems caused by the late pregnancy force her to rest, she tries to get FELIX back with the help of absurd, exaggerated and sometimes absolutely comic actions.

Laura Lehmus -

Laura Lehmus, born 1972 in Finnland, studied in the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne where she directed her completion film "Not going down" (2001, diverse international filmfestivals). After her studies she moved to Berlin. She worked as an On-Air Producer and Art-Director for Film and Television (Arte, Nickelodeon, Solarfilms Helsinki). During this time she directed the shortfilm "Versuch das mal mit Plastik" (1. award Deutsche Umwelthilfe). Since 2012 she lives and works in Helsinki.

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  • Runtime
    90 minutes
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  • Director
    Laura Lehmus
  • Screenwriter
    Ruth Toma
  • Cast
    Friederike Kempter, Florian Lukas, Lasse Myhr
  • Editor
    Andreas Menn