WHO’S IN IT?
Susanne Wolff (The Stranger In Me), Gedion Oduor Wekesa (film debut), Kelvin Mutuku Ndinda (film debut), Inga Birkenfeld (The Lives of Others), Alexander Beyer (The Fifth Estate), Dominik Böth (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Wolfgang Fischer (What You Don’t See), director, writer; Ika Künzel (film debut), writer; Marcos Kantis (Transfer) and Martin Lehwald (A Coffee in Berlin), producers; Benedict Neuenfels (The Counterfeiters), cinematographer; Monika Willi (Amour), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Rike (Wolff) is a medical doctor who sets off on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island, somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. When she comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is left distraught after making a momentous decision…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An intense psychological study of the human condition once they’re left to their own devices, Styx is a compelling narrative that’s carefully and effortlessly executed.