Katrin Gebbe

Katrin Gebbe is a writer / director from Germany. She directed PELICAN BLOOD, her second feature starring Nina Hoss. The film premiered in Venice and opened the prestigious section Orrizonti. The film wins the Méliès d’Or Award for the Best European Fantastic Film in Sitges and the main award at Bucheon International Film Festival in South Korea. Her debut feature NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN (2013) premiered in Un Certain Regard at Cannes.

Pelican Blood

A film by Katrin Gebbe

2019 - Germany - Drama

Wiebke (45) lives together with her adoptive daughter Nicolina (9) on an idyllic horse farm. After many years of waiting, she now has the chance to adopt another girl, Raya (5), to provide Nicolina with the longed-for sister. The first weeks are harmonious, and the siblings get along great. But shortly thereafter, Wiebke realizes that Raya, initially shy and charming, is becoming increasingly aggressive and poses a danger to herself and others. The mother will soon have to cross borders and take extreme decisions to protect her cubs.