With a dark Horror-Thriller about a serial killer in Hamburg in the seventies Fatih represented Akin in the Berlinale competition. The Festival announced in a press release. In “The Golden glove” is the true story of Fritz Honka murdered between 1970 and 1975 four women.

The novel comes from Heinz Strunk, the screenplay Akin wrote. The main role is played by the young actor Jonas Dassler (“The silent classroom”). In 2004, Fatih Akin had won with “Against the wall” the Golden bear, the main prize of the festival.

the Second German in the competition, Angela Schanelec so far with “I was at home, but”. In the Drama, with Franz Rogowski and Maren Eggert is a 13-Year-old who disappears without a trace, and a week later, suddenly re-emerges.

in Total, was announced by the Berlinale so far, nine competition films, including “Grâce à dieu” by François Ozon and “The ground from under the feet” of the Austrian Marie Kreutzer. It became known that the French actress Juliette Binoche in 2019, will take over as the Jury chair. The Drama “The Kindness of Strangers” is the Berlinale on 17. February 2019 open.


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