Berlin International Film Festival 2019

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6Minutes66 (6Minuten66) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Julius Feldmeier, Katja Feldmeier; Stars: Thomas Stuber, Mia Spengler, Katrin Gebbe, Axel Ranisch, Burhan Qurbani, Tom Lass, Dietrich Brüggemann, Laura Lackmann, Christian Schwochow, Tini Tüllmann, Helene Hegemann, Jakob Lass, Thomas Stuber, Mia Spengler, Katrin Gebbe)
World premiere
Aren't You Happy (Das melancholische Mädchen) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Susanne Heinrich; Writer: Susanne Heinrich; Stars: Marie Rathscheck, Nicolai Borger, Malte Bündgen, Dax Constantine, Monika Freinberger, Julian Fricker, Yann Grouhel, Lorna Ishema, Christine Kostropetsch, Felix Mayr, Markus Nechleba, Nicolo Pasetti, Pero Radicic, Monika Wiedemer, Marie Rathscheck)
A girl roams through the city looking for a place to sleep, but between yoga studios, art galleries and the beds of strangers there is no space for her.
Before We Grow Old (Heute oder morgen) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Thomas Moritz Helm; Writer: Thomas Moritz Helm; Stars: Paula Knüpling, Maximilian Hildebrandt, Tala Gouveia, Yotam Ishay, Paula Knüpling, Maximilian Hildebrandt, Tala Gouveia, Yotam Ishay)
Maria and Niels are a happy couple. When they meet Chloë, they suddenly become a threesome. For one summer they drift through Berlin, loving each other and living life to the full.
Berlin Bouncer (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: David Dietl; Stars: Smiley Baldwin, Frank Künster, Sven Marquardt, Smiley Baldwin, Frank Künster, Sven Marquardt)
Documentary about a trio of bouncers who have shaped Berlin's club culture.
Documentary
Born In Evin (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Maryam Zaree)
The story of the family of director and actor Maryam Zaree, who sets out to investigate the circumstances of her birth in one of the world’s most notorious jails for political prisoners.
Documentary
The Components Of Love (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Miriam Bliese; Writer: Miriam Bliese; Stars: Birte Schnöink, Ole Lagerpusch, Andreas Döhler, Justus Fischer, Brigitte Zeh, Falk Rockstroh, Sophia Burtscher, Peter Weiss, Tobias Kasimirowicz, Birte Schnöink, Ole Lagerpusch, Andreas Döhler, Justus Fischer, Brigitte Zeh, Falk Rockstroh)
World premiere
Dust (Country: Germany, India; Year: 2019; Director: Udita Bhargava; Stars: Morten Holst, Vinay Pathak, Abu Bakr Golu, Kalyanee Mulay, Babita Goyal)
A man retraces the footsteps of his lost love. His journey takes him into the troubled heart of India and inexorably leads to a confrontation with the past.
Easy Love (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Tamer Jandali)
Docufiction following seven people from Cologne on their search for life balance.
World premiere
Fish Takes Off (Country: German, Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Deniz Cooper; Stars: Salka Weber, Alessandro Bressanello, Julia Edtmeier, Florian Carove, Pino D'Angio)
The golden fish is dead. Plagued by a bad conscience, a young woman travels to Venice. Having arrived there, she notices that she has confused two feelings. She begins to search the deserted city for the emotion she has lost.
The Inner Light (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Stefan Sick; Writer: Stefan Sick)
An observation of the daily lives of dementia patients in a care home.
Documentary
Off Season (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Henning Beckhoff; Stars: Franziska Petri, Godehard Giese)
World premiere
Oray (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay; Writer: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay; Stars: Zejhun Demirov, Deniz Orta, Cem Göktas, Mikael Bajrami, Firat Baris Ar, Faris Methaan Yüzbasioglu, Ferhat Keskin, Kais Setti, Sahin Eryilmaz, Neshe Demir, Tanju Bilir, Ruzica Hajdari, Günfer Cölgecen, Tobias J. Lehmann, Ramon Machtolf)
A man has to face the consequences of his actions after he falls out with his wife in a fight.
World premiere
The Pit (Die Grube) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Hristiana Raykova)
Documentary. World premiere
Thirty (Dreissig) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Simona Kostova; Writer: Simona Kostova; Stars: Henner Borchers, Övünç Güvenisik, Pascal Houdus, Raha Emami Khansari, Kara Schröder, Henner Borchers, Övünç Güvenisik, Pascal Houdus, Raha Emami Khansari, Kara Schröder)
A group of friends celebrate Övünç’s birthday. The scene shifts from day to night as they wander the streets and bars of Neukölln. A raging lust for life. Longing for that special something to finally come to pass which has so eluded them during the day.
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