About the film
Release Date: January 25, 2009
|Production Companies||:||Schweizer Fernsehen, Abrakadabra Films|
|Writers||:||Urs Bühler, Maike Franzen|
On her eightieth birthday, a lawyer gives Frida Borel, the wealthy heiress of a textile fortune from St. Gallen, a mysterious pill from the legacy of her father, who died long ago. This miracle pill is supposed to relieve her of the misery and infirmity of old age. The effect is as surprising as it is far-reaching: Frida becomes physically young again, although she remains mentally the same age as before. But who is going to believe a 25-year-old who claims to be 80? Not even her long-time gardener, Roman, recognises her anymore. Suddenly Frida finds herself penniless. After being waited on her whole life, she now has to go to work for a living. And if that were not unsettling enough, her nephew Georg and his greedy wife, Eva, pilfer everything they can from of her villa. Frida has to acknowledge that her closest relatives would literally walk over her dead body if given the chance.