PREVIEW: Next Door (15 TBC)

WHO’S IN IT?

Daniel Brühl (Rush), Peter Kurth (A Heavy Heart), Rike Eckermann (Lost Place), Aenne Schwarz (All Is Well), Gode Benedix (Anonymous), Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread), Mex Schlüpfer (Queen of Niendorf), Stefan Scheumann (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Daniel Brühl (film debut), director, producer; Daniel Kehlmann (Die Reise der Verlorenen), writer; Malte Grunert (Land of Mine), producer; Moritz Friedrich (film debut) and Jakob Grunert (film debut), composers; Jens Harant (The Day Will Come), cinematographer; Marty Schenk (Leroy), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Daniel (Brühl) is a successful Berlin-based movie star who is preparing to audition for a major Hollywood blockbuster. Popping into a local bar, he bumps into Bruno (Kurth), a victim of both the reunification and gentrification of what used to be East Berlin, and who has been plotting a brutal revenge against Daniel…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Prolific German actor and cult Marvel icon Daniel Brühl makes his directorial debut with a dark comedy that tackles the difficult socio-economic downfalls of Berlin’s reunification, as well as Brühl’s own international image.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT EXCLUSIVELY ON CURZON HOME CINEMA

 

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