Superb, striking directorial debut from actor Karl Markovics.
GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL: Breathing (Atmen) is set in a Vienna that looks like death warmed up. All the colours have been timed so that, in this vision of contemporary German life, there exists no bright highlights. The weather outlook seems always...
Harrowing German drama is a real cliffhanger.
Every bit as gripping as Touching the Void and twice as terrifying as Vertical Limit, German writer-director Philipp Stölzl’s film scales yet another impressive peak in the mountaineering drama genre. It’s based on the true story of the two...
Emotions runs deep, and wild, in free spirit comedy.
GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL: This mildly diverting but mostly likeable light comedy has a classic 'fish out of water’ scenario. Set in the early '80s it’s about a group of 'orange people’, followers of Baghwan philosophy, who opt to move to an ultra...
Idenity crisis carried by Hüller's superb perforamance.
CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Those lucky enough to have seen Sandra Hüller's Berlin best actress-winning role as a deeply disturbed German school student in Hans-Christian Schmid's Requiem will already know she is a remarkable talent....