My Brother Simple
5th Festival of German Cinema

My Brother Simple © Universum / Gordon Timpen

Summary

Ben and his brother have been best buddies for as long as he can remember. Although "Simple", who is now 22, has stayed at the mental age of a three-year-old. When their mother unexpectedly dies, Simple shall be sent to a home. The brothers go on a crazy odyssey to find their father they last saw 15 years ago…

Frederick Lau © Nadja Klier
Frederick Lau was born in Berlin in 1989 and has established himself in recent years as one of the most outstanding actors of his generation. He had his first lead in a feature film in Andreas Kleinert’s “Head Under Water” (Freischwimmer, 2007), followed by the major success with “The Wave” (Die Welle, 2008).  He received the German Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Undine Award as Best Young Character Actor for his role as Tim in Dennis Gansel’s school drama. After a Bavarian Television Award for “Neue Vahr Süd” (2011), Lau’s talent was recognized with another German Film Award for Sebastion Schipper’s “Victoria” (2015).

 

Screening Schedule

Beijing

10.11.2017
07:30 PM - 09:40 PM
Q&A with leading actor Frederick Lau
Broadway Cinematheque MOMA (MOMA)
T4 North, Moma, 1 Xiangheyuan Lu, Dongcheng District
Ticket: 50 RMB (Online) / 60 RMB (Door)

12.11.2017
04:30 PM - 06:10 PM
Beijing Star City Cinema (BSCC)
BB65 Oriental Plaza, Chang’an Avenue 1. Dongcheng District, Beijing
Ticket: 50 RMB (Online) / 60 RMB (Door)

15.11.2017
06:00 PM – 07:40 PM
Beijing Film Academy (BFA)
Xitucheng Road No. 4
Only for students of the academy

Chengdu

15.11.2017
02:00 PM - 04:10 PM
Q&A with leading actor Frederick Lau
Stellar Cinema Chengdu Joy City (SCCJ)
4F001, Joy City, 518 Dayue Road, Wuhou District
Ticket: 40 RMB / 20 RMB (Student)

21.11.2017
07:00 PM - 08:40 PM
Stellar Cinema Chengdu Joy City (SCCJ)
4F001, Joy City, 518 Dayue Road, Wuhou District
Ticket: 40 RMB / 20 RMB (Student)

Shenzhen

20.11.2017
07:00 PM - 08:40 PM
Shenzhen Broadway Cinematheque (SBC)
No.SL562, L5, CRC WanXiang Tiandi, YueHai Road, Nanshan District, Shen Zhen
Ticket: 50 RMB / 40 RMB (Member)

27.11.2017
07:00 PM - 08:40 PM
Broadway Cinemas (Coco Park) (BC)
2/F, Cocopark Mall, Fuhua 3rd Rd, Futian District, Shenzhen
Ticket: 50 RMB / 40 RMB (Member)

Nanjing

16.11.2017
07:00 PM - 09:25 PM
Q&A with leading actor Frederick Lau
Host: Sun Haoran (Film Director)
Lumière Pavilions Nanjing Golden Eagle (LNX)
Golden Eagle Xinjiekou Store Block B 9F,No.101 Hanzhong Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
Ticket: 40 RMB / 30 RMB (Member)

20.11.2017
08:55 PM - 10:50 PM
Lumière Pavilions Nanjing Golden Eagle (LNX)
Golden Eagle Xinjiekou Store Block B 9F,No.101 Hanzhong Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
Ticket: 40 RMB / 30 RMB (Member)