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DINNER IN AMERICA ENG

DINNER IN AMERICA An on-the-lam punk rocker (Kyle Gallner) and a young woman (Emily Skeggs) obsessed with his band go on an unexpected and epic journey together through the decaying suburbs of the American Midwest. Adam Rehmeier's Dinner in America is a proper, old-school American indie. It's smart, without being pretentious. Funny, without trying [...]

FILMS-2021

FILMS A-Z DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL CATALOGUE 2021 #SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM Lloyd Kaufman, USA, 2020, 94’ Legendary director Lloyd Kaufman celebrates Troma's 45th and his 50th year making movies, by taking on Big Pharma, addiction and the intolerance of social media in this irreverent musical adaptation of The Tempest. Shakespeare [...]

NORI SAMURAJ MUSASHI – ENG

CRAZY SAMURAI MUSASHI After a short historical exposition, a 77-minute sequence unfolds in which master martial-arts choreographer, actor and stuntman Tak Sakaguchi in the role of legendary ronin Miyamoto Musashi (1584–1645) takes on an endless string of opponents – in real time and one single take! Helmed by Kingdom's action director Yûji Shimomura and [...]

SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM – ENG

#SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM The Opioid Epidemic is destroying America. Legendary director Lloyd Kaufman celebrates Troma's 45th and his 50th year making movies, by taking on Big Pharma, addiction and the intolerance of social media in #ShakespearesShitstorm. This irreverent musical adaptation of The Tempest is ripe with bawdy couplets, Hieronymus Boschian images of excess and unrefined iambic [...]

SCHLAF – ENG

SLEEP Marlene (Sandra Hüller) is plagued by horrific dreams that seem to be about a real place. Soon after tracking down the quiet village of Stainbach, she suffers a nervous breakdown and is admitted to a psychiatric ward. Her daughter Mona (Gro Swantje Kohlhof) journeys to the village to unravel the mystery of her [...]

LABYRINTH OF CINEMA

LABYRINTH OF CINEMA Setouchi Kinema, the only movie theatre on the Onomichi seafront, is about to close its doors. Its last night of existence will be an all-night marathon screening of Japanese war films. When lightning strikes the theatre, three young men in the audience find themselves thrown back in time into the world [...]

MORGANA ENG

MORGANA Morgana is an artistic character portrait of a 50-year-old housewife, who re-invents herself as a sex-positive feminist porn star. After 20 years as a dutiful housewife stuck in a loveless, sexless marriage, Morgana has had enough of her dreary life. Desperately lonely and starved of intimacy, she books a male escort for one [...]

BLOOD MACHINES – EN

BLOOD MACHINES Machines we are sending to the skies While on Earth things can revolve around family drama, epic history, romantic comedy, Space is left only with science fiction. Although constantly in its embrace, we are unaware of Space and find nothing traditional in its presence. When the screening shows yet another black screen with [...]