Country: Germany
Year: 2022
Duration: 17'

Leo, who is twelve, is spending the autumn holidays in the countryside, having a great time with a sister and a cousin. Everything changes when the grandma says, “This is big news: you are a real woman now”. But is that what Leo feels?


film director

Tajo Hurrle

Tajo Hurrle (they/them) were born in the South of Germany in 1988. From 2017 to 2021 they studied Cinematography at the University of Darmstadt, and took part in many festivals and competitions with their films, Fisch-Bowle (2019) and Bandsalat (2020). After graduating in 2021 with Weil ich Leo bin, they are currently working on the STEP program inside the cultural institution HessenFilm.


& Credits

Sceneggiatura/Screenplay Tajo Hurrle
Montaggio/Editing Lea Agmon
Fotografia/Photography Marius Kast
Scenografia/Production Design Franziska Schuchmann, Anja Giele
Suono/Sound Jochen Wolkersdorfer
Musica/Music Frank Hurrle
Interpreti/Cast Sky Arndt, Sarah Goebel, Aaron Goebel, Ute Lubosch, Thapelo Mashiane
Produttore/Producer Patrick Büchting, Sarah Goebel, Aaron Goebel, Ute Lubosch, Thapelo Mashiane
Produzione/Production Cangerfilms