DATSCHE is a charming and quirky summer tale of friendships across garden fences and borders. The film follows young actor Valentine Hermann who leaves New York to spend the summer in his recently deceased grandfather’s garden allotment house in East Germany. Upon arrival, he meets Adam, an Ethiopian man who has been hiding in the datsche to avoid deportation. Together, they form a friendship and combat the anger of a xenophobic gardening neighbor. United Kingdom • 2018 (English/German with English subtitles)

  • Zack Segel, Kunle Kuforiji, Marie Celine Yildirim, Luis Lups, Juan Carlos Lo Sasso, Christian Harting
  • Lara Hewitt
  • Lara Hewitt
  • 93 minutes
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