Film Adam and Evelyn

Adam and Evelyn ©Pluto Film

Sat, 23.11.2019

Filmhouse Edinburgh

88 Lothian Road
EH3 9BZ Edinburgh

Andreas Goldstein | Germany 2018 | 1h 35m | German with English subtitles | 15
Cast: Florian Teichtmeister, Anne Kanis, Lena Lauzemis, Milian Zerzawy

Summer 1989, East Germany. Adam works as a tailor, Evelyn as a waitress. They are planning a vacation together when Evelyn fi nds out that Adam is cheating on her and decides to leave for the holiday on her own. She travels to Hungary, trailed by Adam. As the border with Austria falls, everything changes in Hungary. The frontiers are open, as are the new possibilities for Adam and Evelyn to decide in which world – Eastern or Western – they want to build a happy life.

The arthouse romance Adam and Evelyn tells its story with strong visuals and biblical metaphors.
It was nominated for Best Film - Focus at Venice International Film Festival in 2018.

Event Series: Fokus - Films from Germany 2019/20

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