Cracks in the Shell (2011)


Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Die Unsichtbare (original title)

Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine turns the recorder on and gives a firework of singing, acting and dancing. However in the acting school she lacks self confidence to uninhibitedly storm the stage. After the well known director Kasper Friedemann invites Fine for an audition, she convinces him with her acting. But he also sees in Fine an injured being (vulnerable personality) that matches his vision of Camille, the main character in his next play. Fine gets her first big part that she in no way wants to lose. She slips into another identity. As Camille, she awakens to her femininity, but through Camille, Fine also loses her own strengths that she shows every day in dealing with her sister Jule. Because Camille is not only self-conscious and sexually active but at the same ...
IMDb  7.1 /10
Director Christian Schwochow
Writer Heide Schwochow
Writer Christian Schwochow
Release Date2012-02-09
Runtime1h 53mins
Content Rating
Awards7 wins & 5 nominations.
CompanyteamWorx Produktion für Kino und Fernsehen GmbH, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), ARTE
CountryGermany, France
LanguageGerman, Danish, Chinese
Josephine 'Fine' Lorenz
Kaspar Friedmann
Dagmar Manzel
Dagmar Manzel
Susanne Lorenz
Christina Drechsler
Christina Drechsler
Jule Lorenz
Annette Lober
Annette Lober
Bernd-Christian Althoff
Bernd-Christian Althoff
Candy Dee
Candy Dee
Nicole Ernst
Nicole Ernst
Christian Gaul
Christian Gaul

Cracks in the Shell

Cracks in the Shell (German: Die Unsichtbare) is a 2011 German drama film directed by Christian Schwochow.


  • Stine Fischer Christensen - Josephine 'Fine' Lorenz
  • Ulrich Noethen - Kaspar Friedmann
  • Dagmar Manzel - Susanne Lorenz
  • Christina Drechsler - Jule Lorenz
  • Ronald Zehrfeld - Joachim
  • Anna Maria Mühe - Irina
  • Ulrich Matthes - Ben Kästner
  • Matthias Weidenhöfer - Christoph Werner
  • Gudrun Landgrebe - Vera
  • Corinna Harfouch - Nina
  • Annette Lober - Nadja
  • Bernd-Christian Althoff - Olaf