System Crasher (C13)
Director: Nora Fingscheidt
Duration: 125 minutes
She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old Benni's untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair. 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 trying 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?
“System Crasher” was selected to compete for the Golden Bear at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival and won the Alfred Bauer Prize (Silver Bear) at the festival. It was also selected as the German entry for the “Best International Feature Film” at the 92nd Academy Awards. “System Crasher” won eight German Film Awards in 2020, including “Best Film” & “Best Director”.