The Shared Happiness (2010)

Das geteilte Glück (original title)
Two pairs of parents discover that their sons were accidentally interchanged as infants. The love for the child who has now grown-up nine years with them, needn't necessarily change anything. But what about the biological child?


Thomas Freundner


Stefan Dähnert (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Udo Wachtveitl Udo Wachtveitl ... Sven Callenberg
Petra Schmidt-Schaller ... Nicole Wagner
Ulrike Grote ... Britta Callenberg
Rüdiger Klink Rüdiger Klink ... Grille Rilling
Andreas Warmbrunn Andreas Warmbrunn ... Dennis Wagner
Ludwig Skuras Ludwig Skuras ... Sebastian Callenberg
Joy Alban-Zapata Joy Alban-Zapata ... Mimi Wagner
Thimo Meitner Thimo Meitner ... Antonio Wagner
Luca Hauser Luca Hauser
Niklas Bronner Niklas Bronner ... Kind
Sabine Urig Sabine Urig ... Schwester Ria
Suzanne Landsfried Suzanne Landsfried ... Biggi
Ruth Wohlschlegel Ruth Wohlschlegel ... Nicoles Mutter Gisela
Frank-Leo Schröder Frank-Leo Schröder ... Günter (as Frank Leo Schröder)
Sandra Nedeleff ... Frau Metzler


Nicole Wagner finds out by coincidence that their son cannot be her child with the scaffold-builder Grille. Nine years ago he was confused as a baby with Sebastian, the son of academics-pair Callenberg, who live on the other end of Freiburg in very different conditions than Nicole and Grille in their residential area. Grille is inquisitive to the unknown son above all, however Nicole is upset, not unlike Sven and Britta Callenberg. What should, what can you do? The children are rooted in their families, they are loved, no one wants to make them unhappy. The parents take the right that everything should remain the same. But the thoughts of the biological child doesn't let supplant. Lawyer Sven can hardly bear that his son has far fewer chances at Nicole and Grille than he could offer him. He will prefer to have both boys with him. But the youth-support-service decided otherwise: The children should be returned to their biological parents. Now is not only clear how different the ... Written by RSaVLSG

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Release Date:

2 February 2011 (Germany) See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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