Freistatt

'And here is another surprise from Germany – probably the most remarkable movie debut of 2015.' – Deutsche Welle (DW)

Information

Starring: Gerald Alexander Held (Downfall, Schindler’s List) and Louis Hofmann
Director: Marc Brummund
Editor: Hans Funck
(Zum Goldenen Lamm, 2014)

Wolfgang is a rebellious 14 year old boy sent to a foster home for difficult children in the 1968-set coming-of-age drama. But how long can he resist the system of violence and oppression without brutalising himself?

Awards

Max Ophüls Preis 2015
Oscar Shortlist – Best Foreign Language Film Category, 2015

Soundtrack