Nelly’s Adventure

Germany, 2016, 97 min.

Producer

Dominik Wessely

Scenario

Array

Rights

INDI FILM GmbH

Operator

Knut Schmitz

Production

INDI FILM GmbH, Bastei Media, Rommel Film, Südwestrundfunk, Saarländischer Rundfunk


A thirteen-year-old Nelly’s holiday in Romania takes a very dramatic turn when she accidentally discovers her family’s secret plan to relocate there. Running away to avoid the reality of her fate, she walks straight into the hands of kidnappers! Nelly befriends two young Roma siblings, Tibi and Roxana, who aid her in her adventurous escape.

Cast

Flora Li Thiemann, Julia Richter, Kai Lentrodt, Raisa Miha

HONORS
2016 Giffoni FF (Italy) – Elements +10
Transilvania IFF (Romania) – Educatiff
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Dominik Wessely

Born and raised in Munich, today works Berlin-based. His works comprise a broad variety of documentary filmmaking (TV documentary, documentary series, feature length documentary). His films have been presented on film festivals all over the world, including Berlin IFF, Chicago IFF, FAJR Teheran, Museum Of Modern Art, N.Y., Melbourne IFF, San Francisco IFF, Seoul IFF, World Film Festival Montréal. NELLY’S ADVENTURE is Wessely’s first feature length movie.

Selected filmography

2016 Nelly’s Adventure