Touch Me

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    Touch Me

    Was Bleibt

    Directed by

    Germany, Luxembourg

    2018

    21 min

    • German

    Drama

    Alice has a fight on her hands. A fight against her breast cancer which makes her feel so helpless as she sees her body changing. Against her fears about what still lies ahead. And against Moritz who loves her deeply but struggles as much as she does with the new situation.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Kristin Suckow
    Max Bretschneider
    Henriette Heinrichs
    Screenplay
    Eileen Byrne
    Elodie Malanda
    Cinematography
    Rebecca Meining
    Editing
    Laura Heine
    Sebastian Wild
    Music
    Superstrings
    Caroline Heiss
    Marc-Sydney Müller
    Sales
    PAUL THILTGES DISTRIBUTIONS
    Production
    SUDHANG FILMS
    Eileen Byrne

    Eileen Byrne

    Luxembourg

    Born in Luxembourg to a German mother and a French-Scottish father, Eileen started writing and directing her first plays and musicals as a teenager. After her European Baccalaureate, she worked as a third assistant director and production assistant in Luxembourg. During her studies of Performing Arts at the University of Winchester (UK) and Theatre, Music and History of Art at Munich University, she started working as a script supervisor on short and feature films. In 2007, she started her studies of Film Directing at the University of Television and Film (HFF) in Munich and completed an additional Master's degree in Directing at the University of Toulouse ESAV Film School. During her studies, she realised several short films which were selected for festivals around the world and co-wrote three feature films. TOUCH ME (2018) is her final year project at the HFF Munich and was nominated for the Student Academy Award in 2018. It is part of the FUTURE FRAMES 2019 selection of the European Film Promotion.