Dinky Sinky

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    Dinky Sinky

    Directed by

    Germany

    2016

    93 min

    • German

    Drama

    Frida wants a baby. But although she forces her boyfriend to follow a strict fertilization regimen, she’s not getting pregnant. Just when she’s about to resort to artificial means, her boyfriend dumps her. Suddenly, she’s missing the most important pregnancy ingredient – the father. But Frida will stop at nothing to get her baby.

    Awards

    • German Cinema New Talent Award for Screenplay, FIPRESCI Prize - Filmfest München

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Katrin Röver
    Till Firit
    Ulrike Willenbacher
    Michael Wittenborn
    Katharina Hauter
    Screenplay
    Mareille Klein
    Cinematography
    Laura Kansy
    Editing
    Mechthild Barth
    Production
    LUTHJE SCHNEIDER HORL

    Press

    Every character in this story has wishes and desires which we can read very clearly.

    Filmfest München Jury

    Impresses with its humanity and lightness of touch while exploring thorny and complex issues

    Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

    Mareille Klein

    Mareille Klein

    Germany

    Mareille Klein was born in Cologne in 1979. She spent a year in South America after high school and worked at Berlin news agency polyeides medienkontor 2001 to 2004. She studied documentary directing at Munich film school HFF, shooting docs DER COUSIN (2008) and AUF TEUFEL KOMM RAUS (2010) with fellow student Julie Kreuzer. GRUPPENFOTO (2012) was her first dramatic short. DINKY SINKY (2016) is her first dramatic feature.