Run-Time: 1 x 88 min.
Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger
Written by Uli Brée
Produced by Dor Film for ORF/MDR
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (SUB TITLE)
The Way You Are
So wie du bist
Following the send-off on her last working day, callous judge Helene Offer, under the influence of alcohol, causes a car accident with grave consequences.To save her reputation, she takes care of the victim's daughter, Michalina, who suffers from Down syndrome. With her spontaneity and warmth, Michalina turns Helene's lonesomelife upside down and has her reconsidering her relationship with her estranged son Rupert. And the young woman needs help with an impossible plan. She wants to marry her boyfriend, Sebastian,who also suffers from Down syndrome. And that is legally impossible. Helene attends to the matter and against official and family resistance attempts to make possible a church wedding for the unusual couple. Through her commitment to Michalina, Helene finds an unexpected way back to her son Rupert.