Filmography
 

Under this heading, along with details about contents and interviews, you’ll find detailed texts as sound files and as well trailers.

 

Cloud Atlas

Sechs Schicksale in 500 Jahren und doch ein einziges Abenteuer, in dem all unsere Helden in Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft aufs engste miteinander verbunden sind. Ein Verbrecher wandelt sich über die Jahrhunderte und wird durch eine einzige gute Tat zum Retter der Menschheit, denn jedes Verbrechen und jede gute Tat haben Einfluss auf den Lauf der Welt.

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Three

Hanna and Simon, a couple in their early forties, live together in Berlin. Unknown to each other they both become acquainted with Adam, a younger man - and fall in love with him.

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The International

In THE INTERNATIONAL Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring one of the world´s most powerful banks to justice.

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Perfume - The Story of a Murderer

A crowd has gathered in the town square to witness the sentencing of the perfume maker, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw). The mob erupts when he is dragged, in shackles, to the citadel balcony, roaring in approval when ...

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True - (short film)

True was initiated as a contribution to a portmanteau production, in which various directors were meant to respond to the mood and character of a different “quartier” of Paris. The project stalled, and Tykwer, having elected to do the 10th district, decided to press ahead with the story he had written about a blind student and a budding American actress.

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Heaven

Released only a few months after the atrocities of 9/11, Heaven confused (even appalled) many spectators with its opening sequence showing a young woman deliberately planting a bomb in a crowded skyscraper in Turin.

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The Princess and the Warrior

Just as Bergman’s Cries and Whispers stemmed from the vision of four women in white, whispering in a large red room, so Tykwer’s The Princess and the Warrior originated in the image of a woman lying somewhere in blackness.

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Run Lola Run

This roller-coaster of a film established Tom Tykwer as one of the most exciting writer-directors at work in European cinema. In part its success is due to the charismatic personality of Franka Potente as Lola

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Winter Sleepers

From Thornton Wilder’s The Bridge of San Luis Rey to Claude Sautet’s Les Choses de la Vie, the theme of fate and coincidence has coursed through Western film and literature. In his second movie, Tom Tykwer adapts the novel by Anne-Françoise Pyszora with

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Deadly Maria

Tykwer makes his feature film debut with a hermetic study in suffering and humiliation. His latent talent emerges in every sequence, and his eagerness to take risks is already apparent.

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