- director Chris Kraus
- screenplay Chris Kraus
- cinematography Daniela Knapp
- music Annette Focks
- editing Uta Schmidt
- cast Paula Beer, Edgar Selge, Tambet Tuisk, Jeanette Hain, Richy Müller, Enno Trebs
- producers Alexandra Kordes, Meike Kordes
- production Kordes & Kordes Film GmbH
- sales Bavaria Film International
- format 35 mm
On the eve of WW I, a 14-year-old German girl returns to her home on the Baltic coast. While her morbid scientist father controls the family with cruelty, the passionate girl hides and nurses a wounded Estonian anarchist...
Already a noted scriptwriter before making his debut as a director, Kraus scored a notable success with his first feature, Scherbentanz (2002), which was awarded two Bavarian Film Prizes, among other awards. His second film, Four Minutes (2006), was one of the most successful German films of the past years and won over 50 German and international awards. Kraus is also a distinguished opera director (“Premio Abbiati” for his Fidelio in Reggio Emilia). In Poll, Kraus continues his tradition of introducing sensational young talents to the movie-going public: after Hannah Herzsprung in Four Minutes, it is now the turn of Paula Beer.