Director: Marcus Dietrich
Screenplay: Marcus Dietrich
Producer: Ostlicht Filmproduktion (DE), Hamster Film (DE)
Co-producer: A Private View, Negativ Productions (CZ)
Director of Photography: Philipp Kirsamer
Editor: Andreas Baltschun, Sebastian Thümler

October 1989 has a disastrous start for ten-year-old FREDERIKE. Her beloved UNCLE MIKE is expelled from the GDR and has to leave the country within 48 hours. Frederike and her friends construct a teleporting machine to beam herself to the West to visit her uncle Mike. After the experiment dramatically fails a race against time begins.


  • Flora Thiemann
  • Devid Striesow
  • Jacob Matschenz
  • Maxim Mehmet
  • Andreas Schmidt
  • Ursula Werner
  • Marie Gruber
  • Finn Fiebig
  • Yvonne Catterfeld

More info

Feature film
Release year: 2013
Supported by: MDR, NDR, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Filmförderungsanstalt, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Státní fond kinematografie, Belgian Tax Shelter and Eurimages.
Distributor: MDR, NDR

Canadian Attraction Distribution

Release & festivals:

Winner Best Children's Film - German Film Critics awards ; Winner Best Children's Film and winner Children's Jury award - Marburger Children and Youth Filmfestival ; Hamburg Film Festival ; Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival ; German Film Awards

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