30.09. - 09.10.2021

Kurz und Schmerzlos Germany 1998 | 100 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Fatih Akin

FATIH AKIN (*1973 in Hamburg) is one of Germany’s most successful and internationally recognized directors. His fourth film "Gegen die Wand" won the Golden Bear in 2004, along with the German and European Film Prizes. "Auf der anderen Seite" ran in competition at Cannes in 2005 and won the award for best screenplay. FILMFEST HAMBURG has shown several of Akin’s films, including "Soul Kitchen" (2009) and "The Cut" (2014) and in 2014 awarded him the Douglas Sirk Prize.

rated for 0 + years
Hamburg, Germany. The small crime scene. Three friends: Gabriel from Turkey and just out of prison, Costa from Greece and together with Gabriel‘s sister, Bobby from Serbia and together with her best friend. Bobby wants to get more into organizied crime and decides to apply for membership in an albanian gang. As a test, he has to beat up someone who owes his future boss. He can join. Later, when Bobby has to arrange a weapon‘s deal on his own, he tries to get his friends in.
Original title: Kurz und Schmerzlos
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Fatih Akin
Screenplay: Fatih Akin
Cast: Mehmet Kurtulus, Aleksandar Jovanovic, Adam Bousdoukus
Producer: Stefan Schubert, Ralf Schwingel
Director of Photography: Frank Barbian
Music: Ulrich Kodjo Wendt
Production Design:
Editor: Andrew Bird
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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