Of love and rage

When Andreas Nakic takes his mother in his arms for the first time at the age of 51, he feels a deep connection with the actual stranger. Until recently, he only knew that his mother had given him up for adoption right after birth. He knew nothing about the fact that she wanted to cancel the adoption shortly afterwards and that she had been looking for him for years. Andreas visits his mother in the USA, where he was born, and together with her sets out on a journey to his roots. He wants answers: Who is to blame for separating him from his mother? Why was he not allowed to grow up with her? A deeply emotional encounter that puts his life on a completely new footing.

Broadcast date:9.12.15 auf einsfestival. Erstausstrahlung 19. Januar 2015 im BR
Length:45 Minuten
Written and directed by:Jule Ritter
Editorial advisor:Christiane von Hahn
Production:Ulrike Römhild
Line producer:Ulrike Römhild
Producer:Martina Sprengel
Executive producer:Hartmut Klenke
Filming location:Köln, Göttingen, Sacramento, Denver