Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation

Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation

105 mins | Drama | June 24, 2017

Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At the same time, uncle, Knuffke, Bubu, tongue kiss and Hosenmacher suspect that they will not escape the horror of the front. "Stay tuned," Lore calls after them. But tongue kiss gets it first and also pants maker will not survive the war.

Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation

105 mins | Drama | June 24, 2017

Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation
Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At the same time, uncle, Knuffke, Bubu, tongue kiss and Hosenmacher suspect that they will not escape the horror of the front. "Stay tuned," Lore calls after them. But tongue kiss gets it first and also pants maker will not survive the war.
IMDb rating 5.6
Producers Südwestrundfunk, MDR, ARD, ARD/Degeto Film, NDR, Saarländischer Rundfunk, MIA Film, Zieglerfilm München, Zieglerfilm Baden-Baden GmbH
Original title Die Freibadclique
Directors Friedemann Fromm, Katrin Sohler, Valerie Adamer, Angela Tippel
Writers Oliver Storz, Friedemann Fromm

Cast

Jonathan Berlin

as Onkel

Theo Trebs

as Knuffke

Laurenz Lerch

as Hosenmacher

Joscha Eißen

as Zungenkuss

Johannes Geller

as Jumbo

Vica Kerekes

as Gunda

Lili Epply

as Lore

Peter Faerber

as Stricker

Karel Dobrý

as McKee

Andreas Lust

as Untersturmführer