CHUCKS wins Audience Award at Montréal

Sabine Hiebler & Gerhard Ertl returned to the Montréal World Film Festival with their new feature film CHUCKS and enthused again the audience. After Coming of Age (2012) they won  the prize for the most popular film of the festival for the second time.
CHUCKS directed by Sabine Hiebler & Gerhard Ertl
Mae quit school and ran away from home. After her brother’s death her family is broken. Only his red Chucks remain. Mae has to start working in a social institution where she meets Paul. He is funny, sensitive, takes Mae as she is – and he is terminally ill. In a book named Chucks Mae writes down her own story about growing up between life and death: wild, tender and absolutely honest.
with: Anna Posch, Markus Subramaniam, Thomas Schubert, Stefanie Reinsperger, Susi Stach

CHUCKS is based on the eponymous novel by Cornelia Travinicek.

«Cornelia Travnicek has created a wonderful, powerful heroine. A strong, rebellious and almost unruly female character who is at the same time fragile and vulnerableRead more about CHUCKS in our interview with the directors.