Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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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. | Passage 1

The Harvesters

Guests
South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
rated for 0 + years
A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Fugue

Guests
Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
rated for 0 + years
A woman with amnesia returns against her will to her former life. This Polish psychodrama is a fascinating and disturbing journey into a dark past …
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. | Studio

Suleiman Mountain

Guests
Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
rated for 0 + years
With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …
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. | Abaton GR

The Innocent

Guests
Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
rated for 0 + years
A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …
28.09. | Passage 1

Dogman

Guests
Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

We the Animals

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
rated for 0 + years
This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny …
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 …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 2

One Step Behind the Seraphim

Guests
Romania 2017 | 147 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Daniel Sandu
rated for 0 + years
Based on real events, this Romanian box office hit tells of a teenager who gets caught up in the corrupt system in a seminary. 15-year old …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Vermisst in Berlin

Guests
Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sherry Hormann
rated for 0 + years
Abuse of those needing protection: Sherry Horman's tense thriller takes on a controversial topic. One evening, a child runs out in front of …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 8

The Way to Mandalay

Guests
Denmark 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ole Bornedal
rated for 0 + years
John Mogensen was one of Denmark's most popular singers. This rousing, authentic biopic tells the story of a breathless life spent between success …
28.09. | Abaton GR

Sibel

Guests
France, Germany, Luxembourg, Turkey 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti
rated for 0 + years
In the seclusion of a small Turkish village, an unusual young woman fights for her female identity. Sibel lives with her father and sister in a …
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. | Abaton GR

White Fang

Guests
France, Luxembourg, USA 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alexandre Espigares
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION White Fang is a courageous wolfdog growing up in the snowy Yukon. Native Americans take the dog in and train him to be a sled dog. But the …
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. | Cinemaxx 3

Die Affäre Borgward

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Marcus O. Rosenmüller
rated for 0 + years
A biopic about an outstanding North German personality who became a symbol for the glamour and hubris of the years of Germany's post-war economic …
29.09. | Metropolis

Land of my children

Guests
Germany, Switzerland 2018 | 88 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Darío Aguirre
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Unexpectedly, the German authorities offer the Ecuadorian director Dario Aguirre German citizenship. In this tenderly ironic …
29.09. | Abaton KL

Too Late to Die Young

Guests
Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dominga Sotomayor
rated for 0 + years
This subtle, atmospheric coming-of-age drama about a group of young people in a Chilean commune won the prize for best direction at Locarno.Chile in …
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 …
29.09. | Passage 1

Yuli

Guests
Spain, Cuba, United Kingdom, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Icíar Bollaín
rated for 0 + years
Featuring spectacular dance sequences, this is an inspiring biopic on ballet star Carlos Acosta, who danced his way from a poor quarter of Havana …
29.09. | Abaton KL

A Family Tour

Guests
Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia 2018 | 107 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Liang Ying
rated for 0 + years
Family reunion on neutral ground: in a furious melodrama, Yang Lian reworks his own experience of forced placelessness in exile as a politically …
29.09. | Studio

Nervous Translation

Guests
Philippines 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shireen Seno
rated for 0 + years
The world between globalized clan and doll's house, a playful portrait of a shy girl. Yael is often alone: her father works abroad, her mother …
29.09. | Abaton GR

M

Guests
France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

The Beginning of Something

Guests
Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
A woman between reality and insanity: a sensitively told psychological drama based on a story by Siegfried Lenz. Anne Hoppe (Ina Weisse), …
29.09. | Passage 1

The Most Beautiful Couple

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Germany, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sven Taddicken
rated for 0 + years
A man takes the law into his own hands: Sven Taddicken's new film is a sensitive, yet tense  revenge drama. Malte (Maximilian Brückner) …
29.09. | Abaton KL

Ville Neuve

Guests
Canada 2018 | 78 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
rated for 0 + years
This impressive animated drama about a painful attempt at self-realization was realized entirely in ink on paper. Quebec in the summer of 1995. …
29.09. | Studio

I Remember the Crows

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Vinagre
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In the darkness of the night, the transsexual actor Julia Katharine reflects on her search for love and identity. A sleepless night. …
29.09. | Metropolis

Dogman

Guests
Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …
29.09. | Abaton GR

Nancy

Guests
USA 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christina Choe
rated for 0 + years
In this US indie production, a woman takes on a new identity and weaves herself -- and the audience -- into a web of illusion and reality. Nancy …
30.09. | Metropolis

Bernd - Pictures of an Announced Death

Guests
Germany 2018 | 69 Min. | OV
Director: Dietrich Duppel
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The diagnosis: a brain tumour. Bernd asks the director to accompany him and make a film about his illness. A moving story about not …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Outdoors

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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

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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. | Cinemaxx 3

Aufbruch in die Freiheit

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Isabel Kleefeld
rated for 0 + years
A woman decides on a new, self-determined life. The drama tells one of the stories behind Stern magazine's 1971 cover story "We had …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

We the Animals

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
rated for 0 + years
This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny …
30.09. | Studio

In The Desert – A Documentary Diptych

Guests
Israel, Canada 2018 | 215 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Avner Faingulernt
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In direct proximity and yet without contact: in West Jordan, Israeli settlers and Palestinian farmers live side by side – in separate …
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. | Passage 1

Shéhérazade

Guests
France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin
rated for 0 + years
A melodrama set in the slums of Marseille, a tough, gripping story. All the actors were amateurs, cast on the streets. Zachary is released from …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

The Wild Pear Tree

Guests
Turkey, France, Germany 2018 | 188 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
rated for 0 + years
The great Turkish storyteller Nuri Bilge Ceylan creates another fascinating mix of language and pictures. After finishing his studies, Sinan …
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. | Studio

Rojo

Guests
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …
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

Peter's Odyssey

Guests
Russian Federation 2018 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Anna Kolchina, Alexey Kuzmin-Tarasov
rated for 0 + years
As every summer, 12-year old Peter is spending the holidays at his grandmother's outside Moscow. But the happy days with the country house, the trees …
01.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Kaisersturz

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Christoph Röhl
rated for 0 + years
Docudrama about one of the most important periods in German history: the end of the monarchy and the proclamation of the First Republic. 1918, …
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. | Abaton KL

Malila: The Farewell Flower

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Thailand 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
rated for 0 + years
Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's …
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 …
01.10. | Studio

We, the Dead

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Malaysia 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Edmund Yeo
rated for 0 + years
A young woman is drawn in to the misery of refugees in South-East Asia and finds herself on the border between this world and the afterlife. If …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Are you happy?

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Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Max Zähle
rated for 0 + years
The precisely observed psychological study of a marriage, its failure and a possible future. After 13 years together, Sonja (Laura Tonke) and …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 8

The Innocent

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Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
rated for 0 + years
A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …
01.10. | Abaton GR

Shéhérazade

Guests
France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin
rated for 0 + years
A melodrama set in the slums of Marseille, a tough, gripping story. All the actors were amateurs, cast on the streets. Zachary is released from …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Supa Modo

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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. | Abaton GR

Wildwitch

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Denmark 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Kaspar Munk
rated for 0 + years
12-year old Clara is a perfectly normal girl - until one day she is scratched by a black cat. She then discovers that she suddenly has a unique gift: …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Harvesters

Guests
South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
rated for 0 + years
A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …
02.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Victory Of Women

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Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV
Director: Annette Baumeister, Carsten Gutschmidt
rated for 0 + years
100 years of female suffrage: docudrama about the battle for the right to vote waged by women across Europe which had its successful highlight after …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Firecrackers

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Canada 2018 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Jasmin Mozaffari
rated for 0 + years
Out of the provinces, into the big city! A wild, impulsive drama about two girlfriends who make a break for freedom. Lou and Chantal are best …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Unschuldig (Teil I und II)

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Germany 2018 | 180 Min. | OV
Director: Nicolai Rohde
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his innocence and his children – a tense thriller with psychological depth. Alex Schwarz (Felix Klare) is released from …
02.10. | Studio

Heaven Without People

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Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
rated for 0 + years
A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 2

We, the Dead

Guests
Malaysia 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Edmund Yeo
rated for 0 + years
A young woman is drawn in to the misery of refugees in South-East Asia and finds herself on the border between this world and the afterlife. If …
02.10. | Abaton KL

Nervous Translation

Guests
Philippines 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shireen Seno
rated for 0 + years
The world between globalized clan and doll's house, a playful portrait of a shy girl. Yael is often alone: her father works abroad, her mother …
02.10. | Metropolis

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Guests
Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
rated for 0 + years
An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …
02.10. | Studio

Dry Martina

Guests
Chile, Argentina 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Che Sandoval
rated for 0 + years
A forgotten singer rediscovers her sexuality – and a branch of the family. A very funny, lusty comedy from Chile.In the 1990s, Martina was a star …
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. | 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 2

I Remember the Crows

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Vinagre
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In the darkness of the night, the transsexual actor Julia Katharine reflects on her search for love and identity. A sleepless night. …
03.10. | Abaton GR

The Witch Hunters

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Serbia, Macedonia 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Rasko Miljkovic
rated for 0 + years
Jovan is 10 years old and suffers from a form of spasticity. He spends his afternoons daydreaming while undergoing physiotherapy. In his dreams, …
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. | Studio

Fugue

Guests
Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
rated for 0 + years
A woman with amnesia returns against her will to her former life. This Polish psychodrama is a fascinating and disturbing journey into a dark past …
03.10. | Abaton GR

In the mighty jungle

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France 2018 | 81 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Caroline Capelle, Ombline Ley
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY La Pépinière, an institution for handicapped young people in Northern France, has lots of space -- for music, art and sport. The young …
03.10. | Studio

The Blessed

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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 …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Genesis

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Canada 2018 | 130 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Lesage
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive coming-of-age film from Quebec about first love and the desire to break out of society's conformity of feelings. Three young people …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Blochin

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Germany 2018 | 109 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Glasner
rated for 0 + years
The final episode in Matthias Glasner's thriller series – with idiosyncratic characters, an action-filled story and fascinating photography …
03.10. | Passage 1

Trautmann

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Germany, United Kingdom 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller
rated for 0 + years
David Kross is inspiring as legendary goalkeeper Bert Trautmann in this unique true story. At the end of World War II, the German soldier Bernd …
03.10. | Abaton GR

Redemption

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Israel 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Boaz Yehonatan Yacov, Joseph Madmony
rated for 0 + years
When the life of a child is more important than religious dogma: a moving, powerful Israeli drama about the unconditional love of a father.Orthodox …
03.10. | Studio

Silence is a Falling Body

Guests
Argentina 2017 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agustina Comedi
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY After the death of her father, director Agustina Comedi sets out to find out who he really was – and discovers unknown sexual and …
03.10. | Metropolis

M

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France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …
03.10. | Abaton KL

Malila: The Farewell Flower

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Thailand 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
rated for 0 + years
Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Tatort Kiel: Borowski and the fortune of others

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Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Andreas Kleinert
rated for 0 + years
Envy as a motive for murder? Kiel Inspectors Klaus Borowski (Axel Milberg) and Mila Sahin (Almila Bagriacik) investigate the death of a lottery …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Heaven Without People

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Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
rated for 0 + years
A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …
03.10. | Passage 1

Amin

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France 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Faucon
rated for 0 + years
This sensitive drama about migration illustrates not just loneliness in alien places but also the gap that is left back home. Nine years ago, …
04.10. | Abaton GR

Gordon & Paddy

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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

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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

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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. | Abaton KL

Amin

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France 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Faucon
rated for 0 + years
This sensitive drama about migration illustrates not just loneliness in alien places but also the gap that is left back home. Nine years ago, …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Der Tatortreiniger

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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. | Studio

Ville Neuve

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Canada 2018 | 78 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
rated for 0 + years
This impressive animated drama about a painful attempt at self-realization was realized entirely in ink on paper. Quebec in the summer of 1995. …
04.10. | Passage 1

A Simple Favor

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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 2

Those Who Work

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Switzerland, Belgium 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Antoine Russbach
rated for 0 + years
Suddenly, the most important thing in the world is gone: a man loses his job and faces ruin. An intense drama about finding a new purpose. Frank …
04.10. | Abaton KL

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

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Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
rated for 0 + years
An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …
04.10. | Studio

Suleiman Mountain

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Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
rated for 0 + years
With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …
04.10. | Metropolis

The Image You Missed

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France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Wildlife

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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

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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 …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 1

The Way to Mandalay

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Denmark 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ole Bornedal
rated for 0 + years
John Mogensen was one of Denmark's most popular singers. This rousing, authentic biopic tells the story of a breathless life spent between success …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Supa Modo

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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. | Cinemaxx 8

Firecrackers

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Canada 2018 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Jasmin Mozaffari
rated for 0 + years
Out of the provinces, into the big city! A wild, impulsive drama about two girlfriends who make a break for freedom. Lou and Chantal are best …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Mirai

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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. | Metropolis

The School on Magic Mountain

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Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Radek Wegrzyn
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A rare look inside the most expensive boarding school in the world, where pupils are educated to be world leaders.They are the offspring …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 2

We are the Others

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Canada 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jean-François Asselin
rated for 0 + years
How much are we prepared to sacrifice to please others? This Canadian psychodrama is a gripping story about identity and self-abandonment. Star …
05.10. | Passage 1

Our Struggles

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Belgium, France 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Guillaume Senez
rated for 0 + years
Household chores and industrial disputes: a single dad and employee representative has to deal with a twofold challenge. From one day to the …
05.10. | Metropolis

The Return

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Denmark, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Malene Choi
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A woman caught between two worlds, looking for roots in a foreign land that somehow feels like home. Karoline was born in South Korea and …
05.10. | Passage 1

Place Publique

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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 …
05.10. | Abaton KL

Dry Martina

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Chile, Argentina 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Che Sandoval
rated for 0 + years
A forgotten singer rediscovers her sexuality – and a branch of the family. A very funny, lusty comedy from Chile.In the 1990s, Martina was a star …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Too Late to Die Young

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Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dominga Sotomayor
rated for 0 + years
This subtle, atmospheric coming-of-age drama about a group of young people in a Chilean commune won the prize for best direction at Locarno.Chile in …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Those Who Work

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Switzerland, Belgium 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Antoine Russbach
rated for 0 + years
Suddenly, the most important thing in the world is gone: a man loses his job and faces ruin. An intense drama about finding a new purpose. Frank …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Rosie & Moussa

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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. | Studio

We are the Others

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Canada 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jean-François Asselin
rated for 0 + years
How much are we prepared to sacrifice to please others? This Canadian psychodrama is a gripping story about identity and self-abandonment. Star …
06.10. | Passage 1

Redemption

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Israel 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Boaz Yehonatan Yacov, Joseph Madmony
rated for 0 + years
When the life of a child is more important than religious dogma: a moving, powerful Israeli drama about the unconditional love of a father.Orthodox …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Our Struggles

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Belgium, France 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Guillaume Senez
rated for 0 + years
Household chores and industrial disputes: a single dad and employee representative has to deal with a twofold challenge. From one day to the …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Domestique

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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. | Studio

The Return

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Denmark, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Malene Choi
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A woman caught between two worlds, looking for roots in a foreign land that somehow feels like home. Karoline was born in South Korea and …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Genesis

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Canada 2018 | 130 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Lesage
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive coming-of-age film from Quebec about first love and the desire to break out of society's conformity of feelings. Three young people …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Little Tickles

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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

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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 …
06.10. | Studio

The Image You Missed

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France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Nancy

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USA 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christina Choe
rated for 0 + years
In this US indie production, a woman takes on a new identity and weaves herself -- and the audience -- into a web of illusion and reality. Nancy …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Rojo

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Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …