Will is released from prison on compassionate leave to take care of his niece Stacey after the death of her mother. As they both attempt to be a family, they suffer a series of setbacks: Stacey is refused admission to the local school because of her narcolepsy, Will repeatedly comes close to breaking his prison-ordered curfew and his attempts at being a father figure to Stacey prove disastrous. Despite all challenges, they search for a new way forward together.
feature acting / Competition - feature films
Screenwriter and director. His first two short films ‘Questions’ (2008) and ‘Getting Air’ (2010) met with success at international film festivals. A participant of the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus. He presented his debut feature ‘You’re Ugly Too’ in the 2015 Berlin Film Festival.