Hearts Beat Loud [EN] | EIFF 2018

In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank (Nick Offerman) is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) off to college, while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly „jam sesh“ into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an Internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.  Weiterlesen

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The Drummer and the Keeper [EN] | FFEN 2018

Gabriel (Dermot Murphy) is a talented drummer. But just before the breakthrough, the band threatens with his ejection – the guys are fed up with his extreme mood swings, which he urgently needs to get a grip on. His doctor diagnoses a bipolar disorder and advises him to a therapeutic football training. On the field, Gabriel clashes with goalkeeper Christopher (Jacob McCarthy), who suffers from Asperger syndrome.  Weiterlesen

Dead In a Week (Or Your Money Back) [EN]

After several failed suicide attempts, 27-year-old William Morrison (Aneurin Barnard) decides to outsource the task to Leslie O’Neill (Tom Wilkinson), a contract killer on the brink of retirement. But with the contract signed and death assured within a week (or his money back), William finally discovers a reason to live in Ellie Adams (Freya Mavor). But for Leslie, a contract is a contract – after all, he must also meet certain quota…  Weiterlesen

Im Gespräch mit John Carroll Lynch über LUCKY

Am 5. Oktober 2017 hat LUCKY das Filmfest Hamburg eröffnet. Am darauffolgenden Tag stand mir der Regisseur John Carroll Lynch Rede und Antwort:  Weiterlesen

Im Gespräch mit Scott Morse zu CARS 3

Beim Edinburgh International Film Festival, wo CARS 3 seine Europapremiere feierte, hatte ich die Gelegenheit, mit Scott Morse über den Film zu sprechen, seine Aufgaben dabei und welche Schritte notwendig sind, bevor überhaupt das erste Bild gezeichnet wird.  Weiterlesen

The Last Photograph [EN] | EIFF 2017

The life of Tom Hammond, a well-to-do Londoner who runs a book shop, is thrown into a tailspin when his bag is stolen at the shop and he loses his most treasured possession, a photograph of him and his son Luke. The story is told in a cleverly fragmented non-linear style, as his memories merge with the present and as Tom must address the terrible incident in Scotland that impacted on his life.  Weiterlesen

Vaiana: Osnat Shurer im Interview

Kurz vor dem Kinostart haben wir die Produzentin des aktuellen Disney Animationsfilms VAIANA, Osnat Shurer, in Hamburg zum Interview getroffen. Zuvor hatte Shurer exklusive Ausschnitte des Films der Presse vorgestellt.  Weiterlesen

A Conversation With Vincent Biron

The director, author and producer Vincent Biron presented his feature film debut PRANK at the Filmfest Hamburg 2016. I had the chance to sit down with him and talk about making a wonderful film without almost no money and a lot of other things. Weiterlesen

Interview with Joe Stephenson, Morgan Watkins and Scott Chambers about CHICKEN

In 2015 I went to the Edinburgh International Film Festival for the first time and was completely blown away by the beautiful choice of films. One of my absolute favourite films of the festival was CHICKEN, the directorial debut of Joe Stephenson, starring Scott Chambers and Morgan Watkins. Now the film is finally getting into british cinemas on May 20th 2016. In Edinburgh I had the chance of talking to the director and the actors about the film. Weiterlesen