Film Gundermann

Gundermann © Peter Hartwig / Pandora Film

Sat, 16.01.2021

PREMIERE Elements

Level 2, Elements, 1 Austin Road West,

Tsim Sha Tsui

German Film Forum - The Power of Music
- Programme cancelled-

n response to the recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the screening of German Film Forum: Gundermann is now cancelled. Ticket holders of the screening may request refund from Goethe-Institut Hongkong with the original tickets.

 
Ticket holders of the screening at the PREMIERE ELEMENTS on 16.1. may refer to the special arrangements from Broadway Circuit for ticket refund: www.cinema.com.hk
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Director: Andreas Dresen, colour, 127 min., 2018

Awards:
2019 German Film Awards (Outstanding Feature Film, Best Direction, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design)


Gerhard Gundermann (1955-1998) was a heavy equipment operator at a lignite strip mine and a Stasi informer, but above all he was a gifted singer-songwriter with a fanbase in both the former GDR as well as the subsequent, reunified Germany. In his feature film GUNDERMANN, director Andreas Dresen takes a sensitive look at this contradictory personality. The result is a perceptive biographical narrative that unreels like a modern musical Heimatfilm ["homeland" film] for East (and all of) Germany.
 

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