Return to my Mother’s Garden



Return to my Mother’s Garden

Graduation film 2014 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln
Germany 2014 | 25 min. | Feature Film

Marianne and Isabel are two sisters, confronted with fraternal jealousy and smouldering problems from the past, while their mother hopes for a life-saving kidney donation. Both sisters are potential donors and are faced with the decision of which of them will donate an organ to keep the mother alive.


Director:  Felipe Calvo-Montero
Screenplay: Felipe Calvo-Montero, ZsaZsa von Ammon
Producer: Nora Housseyn
DoP: Till Vielrose
Editing / Sounddesign: Jana Höhnerbach
Production & Costume Design: Melina Huppertz
Mask: Isaac Lañado Chavira


Eva Lorenzo
Lena Bayon
Inés Morales
Kerem Can
Winfried Küppers


  • Costa Rica Festival Internacional de Cine 2014
  • 35. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2014