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11-year-old Jessi lives with a foster family, her mother is in prison. Her longing for identity takes her back to the village she grew up in. Here she discovers that her search will have to continue beyond the confines of her old life.



European Film Awards – nominated for Best Short Film Award.

Mariejosephine Schneider

Mariejosephine Schneider assisted in art production, followed by assistant directorships. She directed numerous shorts during the course of her studies, whereby Love Hurts ran successfully at international festivals. She is now preparing her graduation film.