Bettina Timm & Alexander Riedel
Germany, 30 min

Kiran lives with his mother, who has brought him up in an anti-authoritarian fashion that seems to go a long way back to the utopian 1960’s of flower-power ideology. Mother and child live far from the city in a yurt somewhere in the Pyrenees. But he dreams to be elsewhere. Thus Kiran has to learn how to break free from his mother’s set of rules and venture into an unknown world.

Kiran lives with his mother, who has brought him up in an anti-authoritarian fashion that seems to go a long way back to the utopian 1960’s of flower-power ideology. Mother and child live far from the city in a yurt somewhere in the Pyrenees and Kiran attends a small school but feels ill-at-ease there. He dreams to be elsewhere. Where everybody else is. He is eight years old and knows how to plant salad, which meadow-plants taste good and which you should not eat. But he has no idea of what is going on in the evening on TV and cannot deal with a computer. His greatest wish is to go to a public school to learn to read and write at last. So Kiran has to step up against his mother’s wishes, try to make her understand what is really at stake in the choices she has made for him. How does an anti-authoritarian choice become a deeply authoritarian one that affects the life of another person? Kiran has to learn how to break free from his mother’s set of rules and venture into an unknown world that is waiting for him somewhere out there. Giona A. Nazzaro

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Duration
30 min
Year
2012
Country
Germany
Section
Compétition Internationale Courts Métrages
Language
French
Subtitle
English
Production
Alexander RiedelBettina Timm
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