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Almost There

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Bob swaps his safe home for a campervan and tries to find the tough guy inside himself in the barren Californian desert. Drag queen and stand-up comedian Steve is fed up of England and makes amends with his past between Benidorm’s concrete towers. And Yamada rediscovers his smile by reading stories to children in Tokyo.
ALMOST THERE is a film about time, dignity and the transience of life.

Running Time: 52/80 min.
Subject(s): Asian Studies, Family, Health, Humor, Personal Story, Philosophy, Senior Citizenship
Language(s): English, Japanese
Subtitles: English
Director(s):
Producer(s): Thomas Thümena
Production Company: Hugofilm

Festival Participation

  • IDFA
    First Appearance Competition
  • ARRI
    Kamerapreis Nomination
  • Solothurner Filmtage
    Prix Soleure Nomination
  • Munich
  • Krakow
  • Moscow IFF
  • Mostra Sao Paolo

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