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Christian Schwochow’s “Cracks in the Shell”

Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

Christian Schwochow’s “Cracks in the Shell”

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"Best Of" Film Series
German with English subtitles
Free Admission

Dir. Christian Schwochow, Germany (2011), 113 min. German with English subtitles, digital projection.
Starring: Stine Fischer Christensen, Ulrich Noethen, Dagmar Manzel, Anna Maria Mühe.

“Invisible” to her peers in acting school, young Josephine lacks the self-confidence needed for true success on the stage.
To everyone’s surprise, she is selected by renowned theater director Kaspar Friedmann to play the lead role in his modern adaptation of Camille.
Claiming to see in her the complex and vulnerable personality of the eponymous character, Friedmann sets Josephine onto a path of self-discovery. Although the personality of the character she is to play is quite different from her own, Josephine is committed to playing the part to the fullest.
As Camille, she discovers her femininity, but heads down a dangerous path; Camille is not only self-conscious and sexually hyperactive, but also fragile and self-destructive.
Her immersion into her role as Camille and the direction she receives from an obsessive and unconventional theatre director, lead to a powerful confrontation and self-revelation.

Awards:
German Film Award 2012: Best Supporting Actress

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2011: Best Actress

Info +1 323 5253388
info@losangeles.goethe.org



PARKING:

$1 VALIDATED PARKING (FOR EVENTS ONLY) ON WEEKDAYS AFTER 6:00 PM AND ALL DAY ON WEEKENDS IN THE WILSHIRE COURTYARD WEST UNDERGROUND GARAGE-P1.


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Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
5750 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)


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