Cannes Film Festival • Drama
Starring the legendary Bruno Ganz (UNKNOWN, WINGS OF DESIRE, DOWNFALL), alongside Golden Globe-nominee Marthe Keller (MARATHON MAN), AMNESIA is directed by Golden Globe and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Barbet Schroeder (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, SINGLE WHITE FEMALE, BARFLY) and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Jo is a 25-year-old music composer who has arrived in Ibiza from Berlin and wants to be part of the nascent electronic music revolution - ideally by getting a job first as a DJ in Amnesia, the new nightclub on the island. Martha has been living alone in her house facing the sea for forty years. One night Jo knocks on her door. Her solitude intrigues him. They become friends even as the mysteries around her accumulate: that cello in the corner she refuses to play, the German language she refuses to speak. As Jo draws her into his world of techno music, Martha puts everything she had previously lived by into question.
AMNESIA premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and is a "simple yet poignant drama with sharp historical undertones."(The Hollywood Reporter)
DIRECTED BY BARBET SCHROEDER
FRANCE AND SWITZERLAND | 2015 | ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH & SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
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