Archive of films Everything Will Be Okay / Alles wird gut
It’s Friday and eight-year-old Lea is impatiently waiting for her daddy. As is common in many divorced families, he is to pick her up for the weekend. But her father is acting strangely and however hard he tries to hide his nervousness Lea soon realizes that there is something funny going on.…
It’s Friday and eight-year-old Lea is impatiently waiting for her father. As is common in many divorced families, he is to pick her up for the weekend. At first everything goes as expected but gradually strange things start to happen. Her dad tries to compensate with new Lego and a trip to the fair, which helps momentarily, but the contentment and joy don’t last long and everything is definitely not all right. Patrick Vollrath’s film unfolds the drama of a child and parent whose relationship is damaged by a bad decision that may never be put right.
About the director
Patrick Vollrath (b. 1985, Germany) began studying direction with Michael Haneke in 2008 at Vienna’s Film Academy, graduating in 2015 with honors. In 2011 he participated in the Cannes Young Lions Competition for the first time, returning two years later. That same year he was also involved in the Berlinale Talent Campus. His short Everything Will Be Okay was selected for Cannes’ 2015 Critics’ Week.
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