WHO’S IN IT?
Paula Beer (The Poll Diaries), Pierre Niney (Yves Saint Laurent), Ernst Stötzner (Klimt), Marie Gruber (The Lives of Others), Johann von Bülow (Labyrinth of Lies), Anton von Lucke (film debut), Cyrielle Clair (Sword of the Valiant), Alice de Lencquesaing (Heal the Living)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
François Ozon (Swimming Pool), director, writer; Philippe Piazzo (film debut), writer; Eric Altmayer (Hellphone), Nicolas Altmayer (Jeune & Jolie), Stefan Arndt (Amour) and Uwe Schott (A Hologram for the King), producers; Philippe Rombi (Joyeux Noel), composer; Pascal Marti (A Loving Father), cinematographer; Laure Gardette (Potiche), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1919 Germany, a German woman named Anna (Beer) mourning the death of her fiancé Frantz (Lucke) during the First World War is surprised when Adrian (Niney), a mysterious Frenchman, visits his grave with flowers. The two bond as they share details about their connections with Franz in very different ways…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Frantz is a beautiful French-German film about loss and discovering new things about loved ones even after they’ve passed away.