Director: Tobias Wiemann
Duration: 97 minutes
Amelie is a girl struggling with asthma. She is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol, an autonomous province in northern Italy, to be cured. After some time, she decides to get out of this hell (that’s how she feels about it) and soon she’ll meet a new friend named Bart. Together they try to reach the peak of a mountain where, according to an old custom, she can be healed.
“Amelie rennt” was nominated for the Crystal Bear for the Best Film in the Kplus section of the Generation Competition at Berlin Film Festival 2017. It won “Special Mention” category by juries: “With great wit and fast-paced dialogue, this film describes the development of an unlikely friendship between two fascinating characters”.