Lifeguard Karl cannot and will not come to terms with the fact that his beloved open-air swimming pool, where he has been responsible for public order for 30 years, is to be demolished. Meanwhile, trainee Sali really just wants to go to Canada, but when he meets professional swimmer Lisa, he begins to question his plan. Should he stay, help Karl and save Lisa’s refuge? Karl also seems to have more than just a love for the chlorine paradise…
LIFEGUARD OFF DUTY is the latest film by the successful German director Marcus H. Rosenmüller (THE KEEPER) and is a laconic hymn to life, community and ultimately love. Starring Milan Peschel (THE CAPTAIN) and Johanna Wokalek (THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX).
DIRECTOR: Marcus H. Rosenmüller
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 114 min
RELEASE: Leonine, Germany September 9, 2021