The Impossible Picture

Drama
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German
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Vienna, 1956: 13-year-old Johanna, a polio sufferer, uses her camera to document family life, her coming of age and what really happens behind closed doors. A childhood as it could have been. Fragments of a family history and family secrets. We experience a household full of women around grandmother Maria Steinwendner, who organizes weekly cooking clubs. Only there is never any cooking. Grandma Maria performs abortions at her home, covered by the noise of cooking classes.