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Center of My World (2016)

Die Mitte der Welt (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 10 November 2016 (Germany)
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After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.

Director:

Jakob M. Erwa

Writers:

Jakob M. Erwa (screenplay), Andreas Steinhöfel (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bendix Hansen Bendix Hansen ... Klein Phil
Sarah Fuhrer Sarah Fuhrer ... Klein Dianne
Louis Hofmann ... Phil
Sabine Timoteo Sabine Timoteo ... Glass
Ada Philine Stappenbeck Ada Philine Stappenbeck ... Dianne
Inka Friedrich ... Tereza
Svenja Jung ... Kat
Clemens Rehbein ... Kyle
Thomas Goritzki Thomas Goritzki ... Lehrer Händel
Jannik Schümann ... Nicholas
Manuel Schmitz Manuel Schmitz ... Klein Nicholas
Nina Proll Nina Proll ... Pascal
Sascha Alexander Gersak Sascha Alexander Gersak ... Michael
Milena Cestao Kolbowski Milena Cestao Kolbowski ... Kora
Can Bulut Can Bulut ... Jan
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After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.

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Germany | Austria

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German | English

Release Date:

10 November 2016 (Germany) See more »

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Center of My World See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Fantastic storytelling, memorable characters
4 January 2018 | by vicstevinsonSee all my reviews

The greatest strength of this coming-of-age story that centers on a young gay man is that his sexuality is established: being gay is not his discovery or central point of the film. He knows he's gay, as does his mom, sister, friends and neighbors. This film is about relationships -- an entire spectrum of them, and not just his interactions. Louis Hofmann as Phil turns in a stunning performance, a great deal of his best moments are unspoken and occur on his face and in his eyes. Jannick Schulmann as Nicholas is ferociously seductive and sweeps Phil and us onlookers off our feet. The surroundings feel natural and speak of each character beautifully. When elements begin coming together, the results are stunning, pointing to a strong script.


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