Hello Goodbye (2007)
1h 29min · Drama · 5 October 2007
The film takes the viewer on a roller-coaster ride of emotions, evoking laughter and tears, hope and suffering alike. Melina is young and full of illusions. She has just fallen in love and eager to take charge of her own life. Although she and her father are united in a dear and loving friendship, he confronts her with an outrageous request one day. Father and daughter have to face their fears together and learn how much courage is required to let go of someone who is very dear. A daughter and her father: Melina is in the midst of life, Michael has decided to die. He is terminally ill and doesn't see any other way out. Melina is taken aback. She lost her mother when she was a little girl and the thought of being left behind all alone terrifies her. Frantically, she tries everything to change her father's mind. To no avail - he swallows the fatal poison. Melinda chokes on her solitude in the dark night. But then something marvelous happens. The unbearable reality gradually begins to mix with beautiful memories of her father. And Melinda is able to do something she wouldn't have thought possible - she can let go. She can say goodbye to her father and hello to life.
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Director(s): Stefan JägerCast: Stefan Gubser, Urs Jucker, László I. Kish