BESSER ALS NIX
Director: Ute Wieland
Writers: Peer Klehmet, Ute Wieland
Stars: François Goeske, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Anna Fischer
Sound Mixer: Jörg Theil
The 17-year-old Tom Rasmus fills out a questionnaire for the Employment Agency at a career guidance in his school. He falls in love with the trainee, which distributed the questionnaires. During the evaluation he gets out a job as an apprentice at a funeral home as a funeral professional. He applies there only when his grandmother encouraged him after a visit to the nursing home to do so. Tom tried for the funeral to obtain a driving license, which can also be achieved by using his best friend Mike him. Tom is with his driving Erlangen the probationary period in its operation, whereas Mike, who works at an auto repair shop, is dismissed during the probationary period and in desperation with his car drives into a tree and dies. Tom travels a short time later at the scene over and collapses over his dead friend. This is the second corpse, he must bury. He holds the eulogy for his best friend. In the film, even the death of Tom’s mother plays a major role, because his father builds his sorrows with alcohol from time Tom gets the feel. At the end they process the suicide of Tom’s mother, however, common and it implies also a relationship with the trainee at, had already slept with Tom before.