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At the International Philosophy Olympiad teenagers from over fifty countries realize they are not the only ones who love philosophy. Over the course of the competition, the friendship of the German delegates Jonathan and Neal blossoms.

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Sebastian Köthe

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Credited cast:
Neal Graham Neal Graham ... Himself
Jonathan Krude Jonathan Krude ... Himself
Torsten Schoeneberg Torsten Schoeneberg ... Himself
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Storyline

Is happiness good for human beings? Is truth man's invention? At the International Philosophy Olympiad teenagers are looking for answers. "everything you say and think" slides freely through the worlds of the national competition in Germany and the finals in Denmark - worlds inhabited by adolescents who have all experienced the feeling of being treated like weirdos, simply because of their passion for philosophy. Now they find out that they have allies all over the world. And here emerges Neal and Jonathan's friendship, the two German delegates. Neal reads Plato on his e-book reader and if he's bored he fantasizes about the challenge of having a zombie as a pet. Jonathan has dedicated his whole life to philosophy. His passions are kindled by epistemological questions like: How can we be certain that we aren't swimming in an ocean of lava right now? Questions that are enough to keep Neal and Jonathan awake the whole night. The film embraces thinking as a way of life. It's a record of ... Written by Sebastian Köthe

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At the International Philosophy Olympiad teenagers from over fifty countries realize they are not the only ones who love philosophy. Over the course of the competition, the friendship of the German delegates Jonathan and Neal blossoms.

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Documentary

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

February 2016 (Germany) See more »

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Budget:

€4,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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