I WISH FOR

Original title: 
Ich wünsch mir eins
Agegroup: 
Adults
Cast: 
2m, 2f, a boy

Leila is a stranger in this country. She is a young girl living alone until one day she meets George. George, a man who sits in the pub and drinks beer, doesn't pay the rent and is miserable. For him Leila is the chance to relive his youth, for Leila George is all she knows- a continuous disappointment. And then one day Leila's father arrives. I WISH FOR circles around the empty space that should be home. Mortazavi draws the portrait of a girl without homeland that confronts this emptiness with a self-destructive intensity.