A summer weekend. Robert helps his sister Elena prepare for an upcoming philosophy exam, and their lesson leads to increasingly more extreme digressions and challenges. Philip Gröning makes a radical proposal, where Heidegger and Saint Augustine’s thought gets entangles with the suffocating physical tension that exists between the main characters, spiraling into the breakdown of violent sexual taboos.
Total author (he’s the director, screenwriter, producer, editor and photographer of his work), he’s made films like Into Great Silence (05) and The Police Officer’s Wife (13), winner of the special jury award in Venice.
Germany, France, Switzerland. 2018 (172 min)
PRODUCERSPhilip Gröning, Dr. Matthias Esche
WITHJosef Mattes, Julia Zange
Edition: 2018 Section: Noves Visions Original language: