Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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Gipsy Queen Gipsy Queen
Gipsy Queen and Lara
Cherry Blossoms And Demons (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Doris Dörrie; Writer: Doris Dörrie; Stars: Golo Euler, Aya Irizuki, Hannelore Elsner, Elmar Wepper, Felix Eitner, Floriane Daniel, Maximilian Ehrenreich, Birgit Minichmayr, Sophie Rogall, Kirin Kiki, Carlotta Rupp, Lotanna Ogbughalu, Chloé Marie Mischek, Corinna Binzer, Katja Bürkle)
Supernatural drama.
The German Lesson (Deutschestunde) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Christian Schwochow; Writer: Heide Schwochow, Siegfried Lenz; Stars: Ulrich Noethen, Tobias Moretti, Levi Eisenblätter, Tom Gronau, Johanna Wokalek, Sonja Richter, Maria Dragus, Louis Hofmann, Artus Maria Matthiessen, Marek Harloff, Tom Zahner, Peter Badstübner, Michael Wittenborn, Klaus Peeck, Joachim Regelien)
Post-war drama sees a boy caught between his dictatorial dad and a friendly artist neighbour.
Gipsy Queen (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Hüseyin Tabak; Writer: Hüseyin Tabak; Stars: Alina Serban, Tobias Moretti, Irina Kurbanova, Catrin Striebeck, Sarah Carcamo Vallejos, Aslan Yilmaz Tabak, Aleksandar Jovanovic, Sergiu Costache, Sorin Mihai, Jürgen Blin, Brian Al Amin, Katharina Behrens, Virgil Constantin, Yüsa Durak, Anja Herden)
A Roma woman, who was the Roma Gypsy Queen, returns to boxing after becoming disillusioned with her life.
Lara (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Jan-Ole Gerster; Writer: Blaz Kutin; Stars: Tom Schilling, Corinna Harfouch, Hildegard Schroedter, Susanne Bredehöft, Steffen Jürgens, Tina Pfurr, Stephan Taubert)
Lara has just turned 60; it’s a very special day that will culminate in a career-defining piano concert given by her son. Viktor remains elusive, however, and his mother’s repeated attempts to get through to him come to nothing.
Man From Beirut (Blind) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Christoph Gampl; Writer: Christoph Gampl, Boris Naujoks; Stars: Kida Khodr Ramadan, Blerim Destani, Susanne Wuest, James Biberi, Dunja Ramadan, Frederick Lau, Veysel Gelin, Misel Maticevic, Lucas Gregorowicz, Xhevdet Jashari, Rigels Rajku, Jasmin Shakeri, Karim Günes, Melissa Anna Schmidt, Nikolaus Buchholz)
A blind hitman tries to survive after his latest job leaves him emotionally compromised.
Space Dogs Space Dogs
Space Dogs and System Crasher
Pelican Blood (Pelikanblut) (Country: Germany, Bulgaria; Year: 2019; Director: Katrin Gebbe; Writer: Katrin Gebbe; Stars: Nina Hoss, Yana Marinova, Daniela Holtz, Sebastian Rudolph, Murathan Muslu, Samia Muriel Chancrin, Sophie Pfennigstorf, Katerina Lipovska, Dimitar Banenkin, Katinka Auberger, Christoph Jacobi, Adelia-Constance Ocleppo, Ryan Rafferr, Justine Hirschfeld, Nina Hoss)
The desperate struggle of a mother for her emotionally injured adoptive daughter leads to an extreme decision.
Space Dogs (Country: Austria, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Elsa Kremser, Levin Peter; Writer: Elsa Kremser, Levin Peter; Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Aleksey Serebryakov)
According to myth, Laika, the first dog sent to space, returned to earth as a ghost that has roamed Moscow since... this film is told from the perspective of her descendants, two street dogs in today's city.
Stay Still (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Elisa Mishto; Writer: Elisa Mishto; Stars: Katharina Schüttler, Kim Riedle, Natalia Belitski, Martin Wuttke, Jürgen Vogel, Giuseppe Battiston, Leslie Malton, Hildegard Schroedter, Luisa-Céline Gaffron, Juliane Elting, Matthias Bundschuh, Ole Lagerpusch, Torben Krämer)
Smart and quick-witted Julie is in her mid-twenties. She marches to the beat of her own drum and has her own manifesto: do nothing. Agnes is a happy go lucky nurse of the same age. With a husband and a child, she is fitting into society's expectations. Until, that is, she meets Julie.
System Crasher (Systemsprenger) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Nora Fingscheidt; Writer: Nora Fingscheidt; Stars: Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Lisa Hagmeister, Melanie Straub, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Maryam Zaree, Tedros Teclebrhan, Matthias Brenner, Louis von Klipstein, Barbara Philipp, Amelle Schwerk, Sashiko Hara, Fine Belger, Imke Büchel)
Nine-year-old Benni radically defies every rule. But this feared ‘system crasher’s’ only desire is to stop living in a residential home and go back to her mother.
Tomorrow We Are Free (Morgen Sind Wir Frei) (Country: Germany, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Hossein Pourseifi; Stars: Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Katrin Röver, Reza Brojerdi, Morteza Tavakoli, Luzie Nadjafi, Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Katrin Röver, Reza Brojerdi, Morteza Tavakoli, Luzie Nadjafi)
Iran 1979. The true story of a young mother and her Iranian-born husband from the German Democratic Republic (GDR) who move to Iran with their little daughter in the wake of the Islamic Revolution. There, they fight against violence and religious doctrines.

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