Sleeping Sickness (2011)

Audience Score
NR 1 hr 31 minOct 8th, 2011Drama
Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme His work is fulfilling Vera however feels increasingly lost in Yaoundes expat community She cant bear the separation from her 14yearold daughter Helen who is attending boarding school in Germany Ebbo must give up his life in Africa or he risks losing the woman he loves But his fear of returning to a land now remote to him increases with each passing day Years later Alex Nzila a young French doctor of Congolese origin travels to Cameroon to evaluate a development project Its been a long time since he set foot on this continent but instead of finding new prospects he encounters a destructive lost man Like a phantom Ebbo slips away from his evaluator
DirectorUlrich Köhler