Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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27.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Woman At War

Guests
France, Iceland, Ukraine 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
rated for 0 + years
Benedikt Erlingsson has set his politically sharp-tongued comedy against the breath-taking backdrop of the Icelandic landscape.Halla is 50 and an …
28.09. | Abaton GR

Hayflower, Quiltshoe and The Rubens Brothers

Guests
Finland 2017 | 89 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Anna Dahlman
rated for 0 + years
The Kattilakoski family are going on holiday and it's not only the kids Hayflower and Quiltshoe who can't wait. The two whimsical village policemen …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Solsidan

Guests
Sweden 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Felix Herngren, Måns Herngren
rated for 0 + years
After five successful seasons, the Swedish cult series makes the jump to the big screen. It's over. Anna and Alex' marriage has finally hit rock …
28.09. | Metropolis

The Pluto Moment

Guests
People's Republic of China 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zhang Ming
rated for 0 + years
Instead of achieving enlightenment and universal truth, a bunch of townies mainly manage to discover how overburdened they are with the world. An …
28.09. | Abaton KL

Sol Alegria

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Tavinho Teixeira, Mariah Teixeira (Co-Regie)
rated for 0 + years
Brazil in a different present: a subversive, psychedelic and freaky road movie through a dystopian tropical dictatorship.While Brazil is being …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Tödliches Comeback

Guests
Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Hermine Huntgeburth
rated for 0 + years
A new variation on the theme of generational conflict: a conformist son vs his rebellious father. Martin Brambach with a brilliant performance as a …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 8

Mirai

Guests
Japan 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A four-year old escapes into a world of fantasy. Playful, visually impressive anime. Kun is a happy four-year old – up until the …
28.09. | Metropolis

Happy Lamento

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexander Kluge featuring Khavn De La Cruz
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY After more than 20 years, Alexander Kluge returns to the cinema screen with a happy lament that links the slums of Manila with Elvis …
28.09. | Abaton KL

Little Tickles

Guests
France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andréa Bescond, Eric Métayer
rated for 0 + years
In this autobiographically inspired drama, co-director and leading actor Andréa Bescond deals unsparingly yet humorously with the consequences of …
29.09. | Abaton GR

Gordon & Paddy

Guests
Sweden 2017 | 62 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Linda Hambäck
rated for 0 + years
Frog Gordon, chief of the forest police, is due to retire shortly and is faced with his last big case: all the squirrel's painstakingly collected …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

Guests
Australia 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Stephan Elliott
rated for 0 + years
Three families, the sexual revolution and a rotting whale – this wild and wacky comedy starring Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue takes us back to 1970s …
29.09. | Passage 1

Woman At War

Guests
France, Iceland, Ukraine 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
rated for 0 + years
Benedikt Erlingsson has set his politically sharp-tongued comedy against the breath-taking backdrop of the Icelandic landscape.Halla is 50 and an …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Dany

Guests
Belgium, France 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: François Damiens
rated for 0 + years
Following in the footsteps of Borat, this Belgian cinema hit is an anarchic comedy about a whacky ex-con and his son which uses hidden cameras to …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The Favourite

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 2

A Coach's Daughter

Guests
Poland 2018 | 83 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lukasz Grzegorzek
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive road movie about an ambitious tennis coach and his teenage daughter who wants to make her own way in the world. It's a scorching hot …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Echte Bauern singen besser

Guests
Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Holger Haase
rated for 0 + years
Rocking the provinces: a lookalike farce with Sebastian Bezzel in a double role. Shy farmer Sven and haggard rock star Alexander Gromberg have …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Outdoors

Guests
Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
rated for 0 + years
A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Reihe für Minis 2018

Guests
2018 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
NIGHT MOVES In the night, when everything's asleep, the toys in the nursery come to life. No building block remains unturned until the …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 8

A Simple Favor

Guests
USA 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Feig
rated for 0 + years
A naive housewife become a resolute detective: Paul Feig's new film is fast-paced and blackly funny. Is it really friendship that links the …
30.09. | Passage 1

The Cake General

Guests
Sweden 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson
rated for 0 + years
In this oddball comedy based on real events, the inhabitants of a small town in the Swedish provinces prove with record-breaking cakes that they are …
30.09. | Abaton GR

The Bees and the Birds

Guests
Germany 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lola Randl
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Is country life more fulfilling than life in the city? Armed with a camera and a warm sense of humour, director Lola Randl goes in search …
30.09. | Abaton KL

Domestique

Guests
Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
rated for 0 + years
A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Divorce for Beginners

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thorsten M. Schmidt
rated for 0 + years
A »war of roses« as a recipe against a boring marriage? Andrea Sawatzki and Christian Berkel show us how in this screwball comedy. When the teasing …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

What doesn't kill us

Guests
Germany 2018 | 129 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sandra Nettelbeck
rated for 0 + years
With a certain cheerfulness, Sandra Nettelbeck tells a story of crises of purpose and affairs of the heart. As a sought-after psychotherapist …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Fischer sucht Frau

Guests
Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sinan Akkus
rated for 0 + years
A city-dweller rediscovers his unloved birthplace. After a long absence, Alex (Sebastian Fräsdorf) visits his old home town of Stresund. He …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Hotel by the River

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hong Sangsoo
rated for 0 + years
A small ensemble, a feast of witty dialogue – and a lot of alcohol: Hong Sang Soo makes a shout-out for filmic minimalism. In a hotel …
30.09. | Metropolis

A Coach's Daughter

Guests
Poland 2018 | 83 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lukasz Grzegorzek
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive road movie about an ambitious tennis coach and his teenage daughter who wants to make her own way in the world. It's a scorching hot …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Roma

Guests
Mexico 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
rated for 0 + years
An intimate portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife. In the …
01.10. | Abaton GR

Reihe für Minis 2018

Guests
2018 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
NIGHT MOVES In the night, when everything's asleep, the toys in the nursery come to life. No building block remains unturned until the …
01.10. | Abaton GR

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Oh Gloria

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Ingo Rasper
rated for 0 + years
Tragicomedy with Dagmar Manzel as the ordinary hero from an East German village, a very special cow and a disputed inheritance that could ruin …
01.10. | Passage 1

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

Guests
Australia 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Stephan Elliott
rated for 0 + years
Three families, the sexual revolution and a rotting whale – this wild and wacky comedy starring Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue takes us back to 1970s …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 8

Butterflies

Guests
Turkey 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tolga Karaçelik
rated for 0 + years
Three siblings and a will: a drama full of black humour about a journey to a remote part of Turkey and the heart of a family.For the last 30 years, …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Put Grandma in the Freezer

Guests
Italy 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Giancarlo Fontana, Giuseppe G. Stasi
rated for 0 + years
Is it OK to cheat the state if you find out it's cheated you? The main character in this crazy Italian comedy would give a loud Yes! Art …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Supa Modo

Guests
Germany, Kenya 2018 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Likarion Wainaina
rated for 0 + years
9-year old Jo's most fervent wish is to be a superheroine. She lives in a village in Kenya with her mother Kathryn and her sister Mwix and because …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Put Grandma in the Freezer

Guests
Italy 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Giancarlo Fontana, Giuseppe G. Stasi
rated for 0 + years
Is it OK to cheat the state if you find out it's cheated you? The main character in this crazy Italian comedy would give a loud Yes! Art …
02.10. | Abaton KL

The Pluto Moment

Guests
People's Republic of China 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zhang Ming
rated for 0 + years
Instead of achieving enlightenment and universal truth, a bunch of townies mainly manage to discover how overburdened they are with the world. An …
02.10. | Passage 1

The Favourite

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Nightshift - Long live Death

Guests
Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
The new episode of Nachschicht is a film noir of the finest kind and at the same time an ironic refraction. Johnny de Groot is head of a …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 8

Dany

Guests
Belgium, France 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: François Damiens
rated for 0 + years
Following in the footsteps of Borat, this Belgian cinema hit is an anarchic comedy about a whacky ex-con and his son which uses hidden cameras to …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Solsidan

Guests
Sweden 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Felix Herngren, Måns Herngren
rated for 0 + years
After five successful seasons, the Swedish cult series makes the jump to the big screen. It's over. Anna and Alex' marriage has finally hit rock …
03.10. | Metropolis

Butterflies

Guests
Turkey 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tolga Karaçelik
rated for 0 + years
Three siblings and a will: a drama full of black humour about a journey to a remote part of Turkey and the heart of a family.For the last 30 years, …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Three Million Euros

Guests
Lithuania 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Tadas Vidmantas
rated for 0 + years
Sudden riches: after winning the lottery, a couple go mad with money. This colourful comedy was the box-office smash of 2017 in Lithuania …
03.10. | Studio

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
04.10. | Abaton GR

Gordon & Paddy

Guests
Sweden 2017 | 62 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Linda Hambäck
rated for 0 + years
Frog Gordon, chief of the forest police, is due to retire shortly and is faced with his last big case: all the squirrel's painstakingly collected …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Technically Single

Guests
Germany 2018 | 50 Min. | OV
Director: Sebastian Stojetz
rated for 0 + years
An innovative web series with laconic humour and an unusual format.  Just as 19-year old, brainy Juli registers to study Engineering at uni, her …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Der Tatortreiniger

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Arne Feldhusen
rated for 0 + years
Schotty's back, cleaning crime scenes and ending up in weird situations: three new episodes of the NDR cult series with Bjarne Mädel …
04.10. | Passage 1

A Simple Favor

Guests
USA 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Feig
rated for 0 + years
A naive housewife become a resolute detective: Paul Feig's new film is fast-paced and blackly funny. Is it really friendship that links the …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Wildlife

Guests
USA 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
rated for 0 + years
Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Outdoors

Guests
Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
rated for 0 + years
A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Supa Modo

Guests
Germany, Kenya 2018 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Likarion Wainaina
rated for 0 + years
9-year old Jo's most fervent wish is to be a superheroine. She lives in a village in Kenya with her mother Kathryn and her sister Mwix and because …
05.10. | Abaton KL

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
05.10. | Passage 1

The Cake General

Guests
Sweden 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson
rated for 0 + years
In this oddball comedy based on real events, the inhabitants of a small town in the Swedish provinces prove with record-breaking cakes that they are …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Mirai

Guests
Japan 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A four-year old escapes into a world of fantasy. Playful, visually impressive anime. Kun is a happy four-year old – up until the …
05.10. | Passage 1

Place Publique

Guests
France 2017 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Agnès Jaoui
rated for 0 + years
With bitingly witty dialogues and precise situation comedy, leading actor and director Agnès Jaoui reveals the depths of Paris society. What a …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Rosie & Moussa

Guests
Belgium 2018 | 93 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Dorothée van den Berghe
rated for 0 + years
Her father's sudden disappearance and moving to a new neighbourhood have all been a bit much for Rosie -- if it wasn't for Moussa, the boy next door. …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Loro

Guests
Italy, France 2018 | 157 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
rated for 0 + years
Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino tells the opulent story of the life of Silvio Berlusconi, who still polarizes Italian society today. Italy. Everyone …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Domestique

Guests
Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
rated for 0 + years
A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …
06.10. | Passage 1

Wildlife

Guests
USA 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
rated for 0 + years
Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Little Tickles

Guests
France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andréa Bescond, Eric Métayer
rated for 0 + years
In this autobiographically inspired drama, co-director and leading actor Andréa Bescond deals unsparingly yet humorously with the consequences of …
06.10. | Metropolis

Hotel by the River

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hong Sangsoo
rated for 0 + years
A small ensemble, a feast of witty dialogue – and a lot of alcohol: Hong Sang Soo makes a shout-out for filmic minimalism. In a hotel …