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Young Light (2016)

122 min | Drama

Julian is a 12-year-old boy whose family is just scraping by in the Ruhr industrial region of Germany in the early 1960s . When his mother and younger sister go away for a while, he is left mostly alone in the apartment while his father ...See moreJulian is a 12-year-old boy whose family is just scraping by in the Ruhr industrial region of Germany in the early 1960s . When his mother and younger sister go away for a while, he is left mostly alone in the apartment while his father works in the coal mine. He has to confront the confusing world of adults and older boys and the older girl next door on his own. Finally events build up and threaten to tear the family apart. Written by John H. See less
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Till Beckmann (screenplay) | Nils Beckmann (screenplay) | Adolf Winkelmann (screenplay) | Ralf Rothmann (novel)
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Updated Feb 14, 2016

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May 12, 2016 (Germany)

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19 cast members
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Charly Hübner
Walter Collien Walter Collien   See fewer
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Oscar Brose
Julian Collien Julian Collien   See fewer
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Lina Beckmann
Liesel Collien Liesel Collien   See fewer
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Magdalena Matz
Sophie Collien Sophie Collien   See fewer
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Peter Lohmeyer
Konrad Gorny Konrad Gorny   See fewer
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Nina Petri
Trudchen Gorny Trudchen Gorny   See fewer
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Stephan Kampwirth
Herbert Lippek Herbert Lippek   See fewer
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Caroline Peters
Frau Morian Frau Morian   See fewer
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Ludger Pistor
Pfarrer Stürwald Pfarrer Stürwald   See fewer
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Patrick Joswig
Onkel Jupp Onkel Jupp   See fewer
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Andreas Beck
Lehrer Staitzner Lehrer Staitzner   See fewer
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Henk Buchholz
Karl Maronde Karl Maronde   See fewer
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Bennet Pappe
Franz Maronde Franz Maronde   See fewer
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Andreas Rother
Der Dicke Der Dicke   See fewer
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Franziska Mense-Moritz
Frau Kalde Frau Kalde   See fewer
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Till Beckmann
Kumpel Kumpel   See fewer
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Christian Borsutzki
Zechen Arbeiter (uncredited) Zechen Arbeiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 178 votes