Through a glass, darkly

  • Year of Production: 2016
  • Screenplay: Robert Glinski, Jostein Gaarder (novel)
  • Director: Robert Glinski
  • Camera: n.n.
  • Genre: Family, Drama
  • Duration: ca. 90min
  • Language: english


The 12-year-old Cecilie has leukemia. After a longer stay in the hospital she spends the Christmas holidays with her family at home. One day the angel Ariel appears and helps her to understand her situation – that she is terminaly ill and that she will die soon. Cecilie falls in love with Ariel, who might or might not just exist in her imagination. Eventually she is ready to join him to the other side of the dark glass.

Project ←→ Producers/Funders

  • Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Germany
  • Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany
  • Polish Film Institut, Poland
  • Iron Film, Poland
  • 42film GmbH, Germany