11-year-old Ben and his family have to move to a nearby town because an open pit will soon swallow their village. Although he is looking forward to life in a big city, Ben is soon bitterly disappointed. His new classmates avoid him, and he does not know how to fit in. And he misses being the football star he was in his hometown. When he meets Tariq, a Syrian refugee, Ben considers him his rival, but they soon discover they have more in common than they thought.
Too Far Away
About the director Sarah Winkenstette
Sarah Winkenstette is a German screenwriter and director. She studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. She has won many awards for her short works and has long worked with a number of TV channels to create programs for children. Too Far Away (2019) is her feature debut.