24.9. - 3.10.2020

Letters for Amina Denmark, Germany 2017 | 88 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Jacob Bitsch

JACOB BITSCH (*1976) studied film direction in New York and at the Copenhagen film school. His debut feature Camping was released in 2009, Letters for Amina is his second.

rated for 0 + years
The only things that give Janus hope during his time in a psychiatric clinic are letters from his old schoolfriend Amina. Then one day they stop coming. The young man fears the worst and as soon as he is released sets out in search of her. Amina saved him, now he wants to do the same for her. But the more obsessively he infiltrates Amina's life, the more Janus puts himself in jeopardy. He's in danger of losing himself in a web of violence and paranoia. The psycho-thriller balances on the knife-edge between reality and insanity and repeatedly crosses the borders between genres.
Orig. Title: Aminas Breve
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Danish
Section: Freihafen
Director: Jacob Bitsch
Screenplay: Anders Ølholm
Cast: Esben Smed Jensen, Lisa Carlehed, Siir Tilif, Omar Shargawi, Hans Henrik Clemensen
Producer: Brigitte Skov,Signe Leick Jensen,Morten Kaufmann,Andrea Schütte,Dirk Decker
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Lukas Julian Lentz
Director of Photography: Niels Buchholzer
Production Design: Knirke Madelung
Editor: Søren B. Ebbe
Commissioning Editor: Ulrike Dotzer, Barbara Häbe
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Toolbox Film; Tamtam Film
Contact: Mathieu Dolenc, Tamtam Film:


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