FAR. The story of a journey around the world

Synopsis & Infos

A hitchhike of 50,000 km – crossing the ocean by ship, and having a baby in Mexico. FAR. THE STORY OF A JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD is a colourful, authentic film that follows the extraordinary journey of a young couple who set off into the east, to return from the west three and a half years later with a new, third member to their family. On a small budget and without taking any planes, they explore the world with natural curiosity and buoyant spontaneity.

Festivals & Awards

  • GERMANY'S MOST SUCCESSFUL CINEMA DOCUMENTARY OF 2017
  • 450.000 ADMISSIONS (GERMANY) with €3.4 MILLION BOX OFFICE
  • 32.000 ADMISSIONS (AUSTRIA)
  • 28.000 ADMISSIONS (SWITZERLAND)

“This film had no marketing budget, no advertising schedule, no subsidies – it was successful on its own merits, by getting people excited. When has a phenomenon like this ever hit our cinemas before? Sometimes there are miracles in this life. FAR. is the cinematic miracle of 2017.”
Hermann Thieken, Chair of AG Kino

Festivals & Awards:
"Gilde-Film-Award" by the German Cinema Association for most successful documentary in German cinemas (2017) 
Deauville Green Awards, France (2017)
Pelicam, Romania (2017)
LOLA @ Berlinale, Germany (2018)
Festival des deutschen Films in Buenos Aires, Argentina (2018)

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