Thursday 27th September 2018 - 7:45 pm - 9:50 pm, Palmer Building
Diane Kruger picked up a best actress award at last year’s Cannes Film Festival for her powerhouse performance in Fatih Akin’s knotty Hamburg-set thriller, originally entitled Aus dem Nichts (Out of Nowhere). The director celebrated for his edgy takes on intriguing characters creates a well-constructed, at times moving story of a woman seeking justice after the murder of her Kurdish husband and son by a couple of Neo-Nazis.
Germany-France 2017 – German, Greek, Turkish with subtitles – Directed by Fatih Akin with Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Numan Acar – 106 min
Fatih Akin is the finest, fiercest chronicler of his country’s ills since Fassbinder – NEW STATESMAN
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