System Crasher

System Crasher

120 minutes
2019
Germany Drama

On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni’s untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair. She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a “system crasher”. And she is certain-ly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy! But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs. Bafané from child protection services is try-ing her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni’s school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired? While being acutely authentic, first-time director Nora Fingscheidt transcends a psychological study and crafts vibrant, visceral and emotional cinema, which evokes unforgettable performances.

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2019
Germany Drama

On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni’s untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair. She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a “system crasher”. And she is certain-ly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy! But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs. Bafané from child protection services is try-ing her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni’s school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired? While being acutely authentic, first-time director Nora Fingscheidt transcends a psychological study and crafts vibrant, visceral and emotional cinema, which evokes unforgettable performances.

Creators

Nora Fingscheidt

Cast

Hadi Khanjanpour, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Steffi Kühnert, Maryam Zaree, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Lisa Hagmeister, Melanie Straub, Tedros Teclebrhan, Matthias Brenner, Barbara Philipp, Fine Belger, Imke Büchel, Roland Bonjour, Asad Schwarz, Jana Julia Roth, Gisa Flake, Axel Werner, Bärbel Schwarz, Till Butterbach, Julia Becker, Peter Schneider, Hanife Sylejmani, Stella Brückner, Bruno Thiel, Ida Goetzev, Gennaro Trama, Cederic Mardon, Noah Lakmes, Jannes Kupsch, Moritz Thiel, Mathilda Florczyk, Marie von der Groeben, Helena Gutscha, Amelle Schwerk, Louis von Klipstein, Samantha Hanses, Sashiko Hara

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System Crasher

System Crasher

120 minutes
2019
Germany Drama

On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni’s untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair. She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a “system crasher”. And she is certain-ly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy! But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs. Bafané from child protection services is try-ing her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni’s school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired? While being acutely authentic, first-time director Nora Fingscheidt transcends a psychological study and crafts vibrant, visceral and emotional cinema, which evokes unforgettable performances.

More information

About show

2019
Germany Drama

On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni’s untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair. She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a “system crasher”. And she is certain-ly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy! But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs. Bafané from child protection services is try-ing her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni’s school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired? While being acutely authentic, first-time director Nora Fingscheidt transcends a psychological study and crafts vibrant, visceral and emotional cinema, which evokes unforgettable performances.

Creators

Nora Fingscheidt

Cast

Hadi Khanjanpour, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Steffi Kühnert, Maryam Zaree, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Lisa Hagmeister, Melanie Straub, Tedros Teclebrhan, Matthias Brenner, Barbara Philipp, Fine Belger, Imke Büchel, Roland Bonjour, Asad Schwarz, Jana Julia Roth, Gisa Flake, Axel Werner, Bärbel Schwarz, Till Butterbach, Julia Becker, Peter Schneider, Hanife Sylejmani, Stella Brückner, Bruno Thiel, Ida Goetzev, Gennaro Trama, Cederic Mardon, Noah Lakmes, Jannes Kupsch, Moritz Thiel, Mathilda Florczyk, Marie von der Groeben, Helena Gutscha, Amelle Schwerk, Louis von Klipstein, Samantha Hanses, Sashiko Hara

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