Documentary Series

DESPERATELY SEEKING

DESPERATELY SEEKING

2005
a documentary series by Marian Kiss

a LICHTBLICK FILM production
co-produced by ZDF and arte

running time: 5 x 26’

SYNOPSIS
The Berlin agency Wiedersehen macht Freude (happy reunions) helps people who have run out of clues – people desperately seeking a long lost brother, mother or sweetheart that they have lost contact with for a whole range of reasons. Since starting the “lost and found bureau for people” Susanne Panter and Karl-Heinz Weecks started have spent their time intrepidly hunting down lost loves and missing relations – most of the time with success.

The documentary series follows the course of eight cases from the first query to the hopefully happy reunion.

TEAM
Director: Marian Kiss
Producer / Dramaturgy: Carl-Ludwig Rettinger
Commissional Editors: ZDF/arte - Doris Hepp
DoP: Claudia Rauch
Editor: Mari Cantu
Sound by: Ed Cantu
Narrator: Manja Doering

BROADCASTED
16. to 20.05. 2005, daily 20:15 at arte