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Kino! 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Asli Özge (All Of A Sudden)

Kino! 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Asli Özge (All Of A Sudden)

After the party in Karsten’s apartment, everybody leaves except Anna. Admiringly, Karsten approaches this mysterious woman. How could he have known that in a moment of weakness, his well-established life would spiral out of control and turn into a disaster? In this small provincial German town, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and

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Kino!2017 Countdown: Michael Koch (Marija)

Marija, a young Ukrainian woman, earns her living as a hotel maid in Dortmund, but dreams of owning her own hair salon. She puts money aside each month, but when she is fired without notice, her dream seems out of reach. Without work and under financial pressure, she finds herself forced to look for other

Kino! 2016 Interview: Gerd Schneider (Writer/Director-The Culpable)

‘The Culpable’ (Verfehlung) tells the story of three priests, Jakob, Dominik and Oliver, whose career and friendship are shaken after Dominik is taken into custody under suspicion of sexual abuse. How does one deal with such accusations?  There is a truth we welcome and there is a truth we fear, about which we tend to

Kino! 2015 Interview:  Christoph Hochhäusler (Director- “The Lies Of The Victors”)

Investigative journalist Fabian Groys enjoys great freedom since the stories he uncovers make for strong sales. He works for a political news magazine in their Berlin head office. In this context, his arrogance raises few eyebrows. In this political thriller In this political thriller “The Lies of the Victors“, two investigative journalists try to unravel

Kino! 2015 Interview: Christian Zübert (Director- ‘Tour De Force’)

During a cycling tour to Belgium, a group of friends must deal with one of their friends decision to end his life with dignity, in this touching and profound drama. Such as his father, Hannes is struggling with the degenerative disease ALS, and his recent decline has been so sharp that he has chosen to

Kino! 2015: Interview: Phillipp Leinemann (Writer/Director- THE KING’S SURRENDER) 

THE KINGS SURRENDER is a film about friendship. Two groups – a SWAT-team and a group of youths – have each been spending most of their time with each other for several years. Both groups had to deal with a couple of tough situations which have bonded them together. The group is their refuge, a

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