I’m the Father

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Marco (Sebastian Blomberg) and Melanie (Maria Schrader) lead a young marriage with passion and chaos, everyday frustration and great love. But between career pressure and burnt breakfast toast, between self-realization and dirty shirts, tenderness increasingly falls by the wayside, and never enough time for their 6-year-old son Benny (Ezra Valentin Lenz).

Everything threatens to go off the rails. When Melanie packs her bags, takes Benny with her and files for divorce, Marco makes a decision that not only changes his life completely. In an unusual way, he suddenly discovers fatherhood for himself…

Production Company

X Filme Creative Pool

Producer

Manuela Stehr

Director

Dani Levy

Script
  • Rona Munro
  • Dani Levy
Director of photography

Carsten Thiele

Sound

Wilms Brothers

Production design

Christian Eisele

Costume design
  • Sabine Hehnen
  • Ingrida Bendzuk
Hair and Make-up

Sabine Hehnen-Wild

Editor

Elena Bromund

Composition

Niki Reiser

Casting by

An Dorthe Braker

Cast
  • Sebastian Blomberg
  • Maria Schrader
  • Ezra-Valentin Lenz
  • Christiane Paul
  • Ulrich Nöthen
  • Rosel Zech
  • Rolf Zacher
  • Marion Kracht