Magical Mystery (Magical Mystery oder: die Rückkehr des Karl Schmidt)
Saturday, November 3, 8:30 pm
Germany, 2017, 111 min., Director: Arne Feldhusen, Screenplay: Sven Regener, Cast: Charly Hübner, Annika Meier, Detlev Buck, Distribution: Razor Film Produktion GmbH, ARTE, Brainpool TV
- Festivals: Munich Film Festival (Most Promising Young Actor)
Written by singer-songwriter Sven Regener of the German band Element of Crime, Magical Mystery’s carefully-selected soundtrack masterfully captures the spirit of the techno-crazy 90s subculture.
Arne Feldhusen was born in 1971 in Rendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein. In the early 1990s, he began working in film as an editing assistant and director’s assistant, as well as a consultant for music use in commercials and television. In 1999, Feldhusen directed a documentary film called Straßenkinder in Deutschland (Street-Kids in Germany) and began directing short films and music videos. Stromberg (2014), a comedy, was his first feature film to be released in cinemas. In 2017, he directed Magical Mystery oder: Die Rückkehr des Karl Schmidt, based on the novel of the same name by musician and screenwriter Sven Regener. Since 2006, Feldhusen has also taught at the Hamburg Media School.
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