Best of Cinema Fiction

BACURAU

JULIANO DORNELLES, KLEBER MENDONCA FILHO | Feature Film | BRA, F 2019 | 131' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 20:30 h / Filmpalast 3
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 14:15 h / Filmpalast 2

It’s the near future: In Brazil’s arid inland the inhabitants of the town of Bacurau are cut off from their water supply. And as if that wasn’t enough, a group of Western tourists attracts the ...


BEANPOLE

KANTEMIR BALAGOV | Feature Film | R 2019 | 137' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Friday, 11. Oktober 2019 / 16:15 h / Filmpalast 5
Saturday, 12. Oktober 2019 / 21:00 h / Filmpalast 4

Leningrad, a few weeks after the end of the Second World War. Two young women try to start a new life for themselves – but the traumatic events of the recent past aren’t that easy to shake off. ...


DEERSKIN

QUENTIN DUPIEUX | Feature Film | F 2019 | 77' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Thursday, 10. Oktober 2019 / 20:00 h / Filmpalast 7
Tuesday, 14. July 2020 / 20:00 h / ODONIEN

Georges‘ deerskin jacket doesn’t suffer any rival in love. The recent divorcee paid almost 8,000 Euros for it – but at least he got a used video camera for free with it. Now he poses as a ...


DER VERRÄTER

MARCO BELLOCCHIO | Feature Film | I, F, BRA, D 2019 | 145' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 21:30 h / Filmpalast 7
Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 16:00 h / Filmpalast 2

Tommaso Buscetta was the first high-ranking mafia lieutenant to break the organization’s vow of silence. His testimony lead to the arrests and convictions of hundreds of clan members in the late ...


LA GOMERA

CORNELIU PORUMBOIU | Feature Film | RUM, F, D 2019 | 98' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 21:00 h / Filmpalast 5
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 22:30 h / Filmpalast 4
Tuesday, 04. August 2020 / 20:00 h / ODONIEN

Police officer Cristi gets involved with the mafia and is found out. From now on there are plainclothes policemen following him and bugging his apartment. Cristi’s solution is to learn the secret ...


MATTHIAS & MAXIME

XAVIER DOLAN | Feature Film | CDN 2019 | 119' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Friday, 11. Oktober 2019 / 16:30 h / Filmpalast 7
Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 22:00 h / Filmpalast 1
Tuesday, 18. August 2020 / 20:00 h / ODONIEN

One kiss changes everything: For a student film project, Maxime is supposed to kiss his friend Matthias – and the play-acting awakens some long suppressed feelings in both men. But it couldn’t ...


NINA WU

MIDI Z | Feature Film | TWN 2019 | 103' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Sunday, 13. Oktober 2019 / 21:00 h / Filmpalast 5
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 16:45 h / Filmpalast 2

A psychological thriller that couldn’t be any more topical. Actress Nina Wu makes a living with supporting roles. But one day her agent phones her to audition for a starring role in the new film of ...


PORTRÄT EINER JUNGEN FRAU IN FLAMMEN

CÉLINE SCIAMMA | Feature Film | F 2019 | 120' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Saturday, 12. Oktober 2019 / 17:45 h / Filmpalast 1
Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 16:00 h / Filmpalast 3
Thursday, 13. August 2020 / 21:00 h / ODONIEN

An extraordinary commission brings the Parisian painter Marianne to an island off the coast of Brittany in 1770: She has to secretly paint a portrait of Héloïse who is about to be married off. But ...


SXSW-NIGHT: BOOKSMART

OLIVIA WILDE | Feature Film | USA 2019 | 102' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 19:15 h / Filmpalast 1
Tuesday, 04. August 2020 / 20:00 h / ODONIEN

Molly and Amy have been studying hard. They soon will go to elite colleges. But on their last day of school they have to find out that their fellow pupils are no worse off, despite of their constant ...


THE BARE NECESSITY

ERWAN LE DUC | Feature Film | F 2019 | 109' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 18:45 h / Filmpalast 6
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 22:00 h / Filmpalast 2

Marauding nudists roam the French Vosges mountain range. They also steal Juliette’s car, where, to make matters even worse, she had stored all her diaries. So the excentric young woman meets the ...


THE REPORT

SCOTT Z. BURNS | Feature Film | USA 2019 | 118' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 18:00 h / Filmpalast 1
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 14:00 h / Filmpalast 6

“Enhanced interrogation techniques” – behind this euphemism the CIA hides torture methods like waterboarding, which were applied after September 11th. Director Scott Z. Burns tells the true ...


THE SOUVENIR

JOANNA HOGG | Feature Film | GB, USA 2019 | 119' | OV | Best of Cinema Fiction

Saturday, 12. Oktober 2019 / 22:30 h / Filmpalast 5
Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 16:45 h / Filmpalast 7

This love can’t end well – at least Julie’s friends understand that. But the young film student herself can’t see that her lover Anthony is not only a wonderfully sarcastic snob but also has ...


TOMMASO

ABEL FERRARA | Feature Film | I, GB, USA 2019 | 116' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 21:30 h / Filmpalast 7
Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 17:30 h / Filmpalast 5

An ageing US film director in Rome tries to finally get a grip on his life, just for his young family’s sake alone. An addiction counselling group, yoga routines, a new movie project – everything ...


ÜBER DIE UNENDLICHKEIT

ROY ANDERSSON | Feature Film | S, D, NOR 2019 | 76' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Sunday, 13. Oktober 2019 / 19:00 h / Filmpalast 1
Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 14:00 h / Filmpalast 6

Another unique masterpiece of Europe’s most independent filmmaker. After Venice winner A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE Swedish director Roy Andersson has once again crafted a ...


YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY

AMJAD ABU ALALA | Feature Film | SUD, F, EG, G, NOR, KAT 2019 | 103' | Best of Cinema Fiction

Saturday, 12. Oktober 2019 / 20:00 h / Filmpalast 5
Sunday, 13. Oktober 2019 / 13:00 h / Filmpalast 3

When he was still a baby, it is foretold to his family that Muzamil will die on his twentieth birthday. His mother raises him a god-fearing boy, hoping that his morally impeccable life will change ...