24.9. - 3.10.2020

Anhedonia »Narcissism as Narcosis« Germany 2015 | 79 min | OV | Colour | FF 2015

Patrick Siegfried Zimmer

PATRICK SIEGFRIED ZIMMER (*1977) studied interdisciplinary design at the University of Fine Arts in Bremen and made a series of music videos, including his music project Finn. Anhedonia is his debut feature film.

rated for 0 + years
The year is 2020. Worldwide, billions of people are exposed to digital and medial saturation and suffer from narcissism, hedonism, careerism and consumer mania. The result: hundreds of millions in the First World fall ill with anhedonia -- an incapability to feel joy, desire or satisfaction. Franz and Fritz Freudenthal, two very different but inseparable aristo kids, are also victims of the epidemic. In a life devoid of purpose and tormented by their pathetic, pleasureless and fun-free lives, they vegetate. But there is still hope. World-famous psychotherapist Prof. Dr.Immanuel Young has developed a unique pleasure-stimulus therapy, which the brothers see their only hope of a solution. Anhedonia is a grotesque tale set in Hamburg with Robert Stadlober, Blixa Bargeld and Dirk von Lowtzow in the lead roles.
Orig. Title: Anhedonia »Narzissmus als Narkose«
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Director: Patrick Siegfried Zimmer
Screenplay: Patrick Siegfried Zimmer
Cast: Robert Stadlober, Wieland Schönfelder, Flo Fernandez, Blixa Bargeld, Dirk von Lowtzow, Matthias Scheuring, Paula Kalenberg, Paul Pötsch
Producer: Klaus Maeck,Patrick Siegfried Zimmer,Robert Stadlober
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Patrick Siegfried Zimmer
Director of Photography: Marius von Felbert, Julia Lohmann
Production Design: Patrick Siegfried Zimmer
Editor: Habiba Laout
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Interzone Pictures
Production: Interzone Pictures; PSZ Pictures
Contact: Patrick Siegfried Zimmer, PSZ Pictures:


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