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‚away from here‘

a short film by Jan Thierhoff

Leon Avcı rides his beloved racing bike through the dreary high-rise landscapes of his youth. Without any concrete plan, he battles his way through life with mostly half-legal jobs, but still hopes to escape his social milieu somehow, someday. When he meets Christina, he becomes determined to clear off with her…
To France? Canada? His main goal seems to get ‚away from here‘!

The film had it’s wolrd premiere at the 67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in 2021