30.09. - 09.10.2021

Dark Waters USA 2019 | 126 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Todd Haynes

TODD HAYNES (*1961) is an important pioneer of New Queer Cinema in the USA. His films "Carol" (2015) and "Wonderstruck" (2017) ran in competition in Cannes. In 2017 he was awarded the Honorary Leopard at the Locarno Festival.

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A tense industrial thriller tells the true story of lawyer Rob Bilott, who takes on one of the biggest chemical companies in the world. West Virginia, 1998. Large numbers of cows are dying under mysterious circumstances. The farmers suspect the chemical company DuPont and get in touch with successful industrial lawyer Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) who works for the company. Despite the conflict of interest, Bilott wants to solve the case and does indeed find evidence of a gigantic ecological scandal. Supported by his boss Tom Terp (Tim Robbins) and his wife Sarah (Anne Hathaway) Bilott plunges into a conflict that could cost him his reputation and maybe even his life.

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Original title: Dark Waters
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Todd Haynes
Screenplay: Mario Correa, Matthew Michael Carnahan
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Anne Hathaway, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, Bill Pullman u.v.a.
Producer: Mark Ruffalo, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler
Director of Photography: Edward Lachman
Music: Marcelo Zarvos
Production Design: Hannah Beachler
Editor: Affonso Gonçalves
Sound: Drew Kunin (Production Sound Mixer)
Costume design: Christopher Peterson
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Tobis Film GmbH
World Sales: Lionsgate
Production: Participant; Willi Hill; Killer Content; Amblin Partners
Contact: Uta Peleikis, Tobis Film GmbH:


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