Two Mothers

Drama
Queer
| 75
German
| English

Based on the real-life accounts of lesbian couples, this debut documentary feature about a couple trying to have a child won the Dialogue en Perspective award at the Berlinale. Katja and Isabella want a child together - but the practical, legal and emotional hurdles threaten to drive this lesbian couple apart. They discover that most sperm banks do not accept same-sex couples. While searching for alternatives, Katja gradually realizes that Isa's burning desire to have children is a threat to their relationship. "Unflinching, timely and heartbreaking, Two Mothers is an intense examination of the trials and tribulations faced by a same-sex couple in their desire to become loving parents." (tlareleasing.com)