Be My Star / Mein Stern / Stjarnan mín
Section: Valeska Grisebach, Emerging master
Director: Valeska Grisebach
Austria, Germany, 2001
14-year-old Nicole and her new boyfriend Christopher, the most popular boy in the neighbourhood, model their actions, attitudes and even dialogue on what they have observed from their parents, presenting a tragicomic take on the world of adulthood as seen through the eyes of adolescence. Awards include the best film and special mention in Toronto and Torino.