Gregor lives with his beloved and frail grandmother, whose legs grow weaker every day. Her obnoxious girl friends want her to join them at the old folks’ home, but grandson Gregor loves her dearly – and is a gifted inventor. When he learns that granny is able to walk under water, he comes up with a brilliant idea…
Director: Johannes Kiefer. AKA Gregor’s Greatest Invention
Stars: Alexander Beyer, Christel Peters, Ruth Nimbach, Helga Göring, Doris Egbring-Kahn.
2002 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film, Live Action.
Many thanks to Steve for sending me a copy of this short film.