An Unexpected Gift
|Title:||An Unexpected Gift|
|Original title:||Familie und andere Glücksfälle|
Michael Maertens (BIBI & TINA)
|Directed by:||Dror Zahavi|
|Produced by:||Produced by Medien & Television München for ProSieben in association with Beta|
An Unexpected GiftA brother she never knew changes her life in a way she never imagined
Mathilda is the kind of high-powered executive who's managed to virtually eliminate her private life - and to repress something very painful to her: adopted as a child, she only heard once from her real father in her adult life.
Now, just before her wedding with her equally high-powered lover, and with her own company in a difficult financial situation, Mathilda is confronted with her past once again. Matthias, her mentally retarded brother, shows up at her doorstep. Their father has died, and someone has to look after Matthias.
Not surprisingly, he wreaks havoc in Mathilda's world, particularly through his utter inability to flatter and lie and keep quiet when he should. His behavior, however, gradually makes Mathilda aware of just how little truth there is in her slick, high-gloss world - and how little heart…