WHO’S IN IT?

Franz Rogowski (A Hidden Life), Georg Friedrich (Marija), Anton von Lucke (Frantz), Thomas Prenn (Why Not You)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Sebastian Meise (Still Life), director, writer; Thomas Reider (Shillings from Heaven), writer; Benny Drechsel (Lore), Sabine Moser (High Performance) and Oliver Neumann (Hidden Reserves), producers; Peter Brötzmann (film debut) and Nils Petter Molvaer (Stratosphere Girl), composers; Crystel Fournier (Girlhood), cinematographer; Joana Scrinzi (Tomcat), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In post-war Germany, Hans Hoffmann (Rogowski) is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalises homosexuality, over a number of decades. During that time, he forms a special bond with his cellmate Viktor (Friedrich), who is a convicted murderer…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This moving Austrian drama is a brutal depiction of post-war German society and its disgraceful treatment of those who identify as homosexual, adding a layer of emotion to an already raw historical situation.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH MARCH 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND COMING SOON TO MUBI – GET YOUR FREE 7-DAY TRIAL TODAY WITH AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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