Martha Jellneck (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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In this sentimental drama, an elderly woman lives a lonely life in a German apartment. Her only companion is Chico, her little dog. The poor woman is so crippled with arthritis that she is a shut-in and must have her food and supplies brought to her by a delivery boy. When she learns that one of the boy's other customer bears the same name as her estranged half-brother, the woman becomes obsessed with finding out if it is really him. She is totally surprised at what her investigation reveals.

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apartment, arthritis, brother, childbirth, customer, dog, elderly, family, Germany, half-brother, investigator, isolation, loneliness, missing-person, relative, respect, revenge, search, visit, woman, youth