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German Fillm Week 2022
Next Door

Sep 22, 2022 | 08:00 pm
Sursock Museum Esplanade


Berlin, the Prenzlauer Berg district. When this summer day is over, nothing will ever be the same again. The protagonist of this tragicomic scenario is as unsuspecting as he is accustomed to success. His loft apartment is stylish and so is his wife, and nanny has the children under control. Everything is tip-top, bilingual and ready for him to jet off to an audition where a role in a superhero film awaits the celebrated German-Spanish actor. Popping into the bar on the corner, he finds Bruno sitting there. As transpires by the minute, Bruno has been waiting for this moment for a long time. And so this eternally overlooked man – one of reunification’s losers and a victim of the gentrification of what was once East Berlin – takes his revenge. With Daniel as his target...

Source: 71. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)
Scene "Nebenan" Nebenan | © Jens Harant


2021 | Germany
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 92 Min.
Language: German with Eng. ST
Director: Daniel Brühl
Screenplay: Daniel Kehlmann
Director of Photography: Jens Harant
Editing: Marty Schenk
Music: Moritz Friedrich, Jakob Grunert


Daniel Brühl: Daniel
Peter Kurth: Bruno
Rike Eckermann: Wirtin
Aenne Schwarz: Clara


Taormina International Film Festival 2021
Winner: Best Actor, Daniel Brühl
Winner: Cariddi d'Oro Award for Best Film
Berlin International Film Festival 2021
Nominee: Golden Berlin Bear, Best Film
German Film Rating Comission 2021
Rating: Particularly Valuable


Reservations are mandatory and should be made online via: MetropolisCinema.net starting 12 September.
Seating is limited and reservation will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
* Admission is free of charge.

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