Ella & Nell

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Film Info

Film Year: 2018

Film Duration: 78 min

Country: Germany

Language: German


Aline Chukwuedo

Film Category

Best Foreign Film (Feature)


Ella and Nell used to be best friends. Now both in their forties, their different ways of life leave little time for each other. Determined to change this, they set out on a hike through the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. During their trip they try to reconnect their friendship, painfully having to realize how much they grew apart. Soon it is not only the impassable nature, but old sores, pride, fears and shame making them go astray. A tragicomic story of a friendship confronted with growing imbalance.