Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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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. | 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. | 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 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. | 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 …
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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …
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. | 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. | 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 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. | 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. | 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. | 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, …
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. | Passage 1

A Fortunate Man

Guests
Denmark 2018 | 162 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bille August
rated for 0 + years
The rise and fall of a Danish visionary: veteran director Bille August films an epic of turn-of-the-century Denmark.Denmark, around 1900. Young Per …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Unschuldig (Teil I und II)

Guests
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. | 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 …
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. | Studio

The Blessed

Guests
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. | Passage 1

Trautmann

Guests
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

Guests
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

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 …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Blessed

Guests
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. | Studio

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. …
04.10. | Metropolis

Belmonte

Guests
Uruguay, Mexico, Spain 2018 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Federico Veiroj
rated for 0 + years
In the midst of a midlife crisis, a painter fights to retain his creativity and the love of his daughter. A moving character study from Uruguay about …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Those Who Work

Guests
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. | 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 …
04.10. | Metropolis

The Image You Missed

Guests
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

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 …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 1

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 …
05.10. | Metropolis

The School on Magic Mountain

Guests
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. | Passage 1

Our Struggles

Guests
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. | Passage 1

Place Publique

Guests
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 …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Those Who Work

Guests
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

Guests
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. | Cinemaxx 3

A Fortunate Man

Guests
Denmark 2018 | 162 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bille August
rated for 0 + years
The rise and fall of a Danish visionary: veteran director Bille August films an epic of turn-of-the-century Denmark.Denmark, around 1900. Young Per …
06.10. | Passage 1

Redemption

Guests
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

Guests
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. | 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. | Metropolis

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 …
06.10. | Studio

The Image You Missed

Guests
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 …