Production: Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion



Cheerful, touching, colourful, extraordinarily alive and pulsating. Favoriten is all this and much more. And in three years of filming Ruth Beckermann has managed to capture every single aspect of the children’s lives, giving us moments of pure beauty. At the Berlinale 2024, Encounters section.



The room is very spacious, the sofa decidedly comfortable, the topics dealt with often excessively controversial. But that is precisely the point of Mutzenbacher: to allow everyone to identify with those who are usually strongly judged, feeling vulnerable in turn and trying to understand dynamics that are anything but simple.