Film Goodbye Berlin

Goodbye Berlin, film still: two boys are sitting on the hood of their car © Studiocanal

Fri, 15.09.2017

Wellington, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Cnr Ghuznee and Taranaki St
6011 Wellington

Germany 2016 (Comedy, Road Movie)

Awards (selection): EFA Youth Audience Award 2017
Festivals (selection): Zagreb 2016, Macao 2016, Mumbai 2016, Dublin 2017, Sofia 2017, Kino Pavasaris Vilnius 2017, Edinburgh 2017, Shanghai 2017
Director: Fatih Akin
Screenplay: Lars Hubrich, based on the novel by Wolfgang Herrndorf
Cinematography: Rainer Klausmann
Editor: Andrew Bird
Music: Vince Pope
With: Tristan Göbel, Anand Batbileg, Nicole Mercedes Müller, Anja Schneider, Uwe Bohm
Producer: Marco Mehlitz
Duration: 93 mins
Language: German with English subtitles
Rating: M – violence and offensive language
 
While his mother is in rehab and his father is on a 'business trip' with his assistant, the 14-year-old outsider Maik Klingenberg is spending the summer holidays alone by the pool at his parents' villa. But then Tschick appears. Tschick, whose real name is Andrej Tschichatschow, originally comes from deepest Russia, but now lives in a high-rise in Berlin-Marzahn. He arrives at the villa with a stolen Lada. So begins a journey, without a map or a compass, through summery, provincial eastern Germany. This is the story of a summer that we would all like to experience once... the best summer of all!
 
Text: Studiocanal
 

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