Thu Oct 20, 11:15 AM
Director: Nicolette Krebitz
“A whimsical romantic drama championing female desire” (Screen Daily)
|Anna (Sophie Rois) is a proud feminist, over-thinker, and fading actress. As she nears sixty, finds job offers and her sexual desires dwindling, she is mugged by a teenager outside a Berlin bar. In a droll version of the romantic comedy “meet cute”, she encounters the seventeen-year-old Adrian (Milan Herms) again as a student in a speech class she has taken on to pay the bills. And gently and sweetly, an unlikely romance blooms between the misfit pair as they begin to mend their respectively fractured souls and plan an escape to the French Riviera. Charmingly offbeat, presented without judgment and featuring sparkling performances, Nicolette Krebitz delivers a unique lesson in human drama.
“A joyful, transgressively liberating ode to cinema and the way an unexpected passion can make societal barriers disappear.” (The Film Verdict)
“Rois is phenomenal as someone who has stopped believing in love and then finds it in the unlikeliest place. Physically compact but assertive, lithe, quick-witted, she has charisma to spare and embodies a woman in full command of her femininity.” (Awards Daily)
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