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Cocoon

(Kokon)

by Leonie Krippendorff

Germany 2020, 95'

In the heat of a shimmering summer, Nora falls for Romy and discovers a whole new world

Nora, a shy 14-year-old Berlin girl, will never forget this way too hot summer. Surrounded by people with disrupted biographies, from different cultures and backgrounds, she makes her way into adulthood. Nora gets her first period, falls in love with another girl, learns to stand up for herself and gets her heart broken for the first time. When summer ends, things will never be the same again for Nora.

Cast & Crew

Lena Urzendowsky, Jella Haase, Lena Klenke, Elina Vildanova

Production: Jost Hering Filme

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Festivals

World Premiere: Berlin IFF 2020 - Generation 14 plus
Roze Filmdagen 2020
Febiofest 2020
BUFF Malmö International Children and Young People's Festival 2020
Guadalajara IFF 2020
Kristiansand International Children's FF 2020

Awards

Audience Award - Filmkunstfest MV 2020

Leonie Krippendorff

Born (1985) and raised in Berlin, Leonie studied Photography and Film Directing. Her graduation film “Looping” was awarded at Guadalajara International Film Festival (Premio Maguey Section). In February 2018 the script for her debut film "Kokon“ was selected for the "Berlinale Talents script station 2018".

Filmography
2019 Kokon
2016 Looping
2012 Streuner (short)

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