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The Goldfish
German Film Festival | 21.10.-07.11.2021

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The Goldfish

Die Goldfische

Year 2019
Runtime 111 min
Language German
Subtitles English
Director Alireza Golafshan
Producer Quirin Berg, Justyna Müsch, Max Wiedemann
Screenwriter Alireza Golafshan
Cinematographer Matthias Fleischer
Cast Tom Schilling, Klaas Heufer-Umlauf, Lisa Bitter, Sabrina Dietl, Christian Ammermüller, Paul Dickhaut, Michael Kranz, Stefan Merki, Maria Happel, Jella Haase

A high-rolling fund manager becomes a paraplegic after an auto accident and ends up in a rehabilitation facility with a bunch of interesting residents. Shenanigans ensue, and he hatches a plan to smuggle his illegal earnings across the border, but learns a few other life lessons along the way.


2020 Bavarian Film Award 2020
         Young Director Award, Alireza Golafshan



The Goldfish will be screened at The Projector, on Fri 22 Oct at 8:40 pm, and on Sat 30 Oct at 8:45 pm.