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German Film Festival | 21.10.-07.11.2021

Undine © The Match Factory


Year 2020
Runtime 91 min
Language German, French
Subtitles English
Director Christian Petzold
Producer Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber, Margaret Ménégoz
Screenwriter Christian Petzold
Cinematographer Hans Fromm
Cast Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski

Undine is a historian who specialises in Berlin’s urban development. When the man she loves betrays her, she must kill him and return to the water, in this beautiful reimagining of the Undine myth. But when she meets a mysterious diver, can she defy fate and plunge into a new chance at love?



2020 Berlin International Film Festival
FIPRESCI Prize, Christian Petzold
Best Actress, Paula Beer
2020 European Film Awards
 European Actress, Paula Beer

2020 Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival
         Artistic Contribution (Jury Special Prize), Franz Rogowski

2020 Montclair Film Festival
         Best Acting, Paula Beer

2020 Seville European Film Festival
         Best Director, Christian Petzold
         Best Editing, Bettina Böhler


2020 Berlin International Film Festival
Best Film, Christian Petzold

2020 European Film Awards
European Film, Christian Petzold, Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber, Margaret Ménégoz


Undine will be screened at The Projector, on Thu 21 Oct at 8:30 pm, and on Sat 6 Nov at 8:40 pm.