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Auf Einmal (2016)

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Karsten apparently has it settled. However, in this provincial German town, a moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.

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Asli Özge

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Asli Özge
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Credited cast:
Sebastian Hülk ... Karsten
Julia Jentsch ... Laura
Hanns Zischler ... Klaus
Sascha Alexander Gersak Sascha Alexander Gersak ... Andrej
Luise Heyer ... Judith
Lea Draeger Lea Draeger ... Caro
Natalia Belitski Natalia Belitski ... Anna
Christoph Gawenda Christoph Gawenda ... Stephan
Atef Vogel Atef Vogel ... Lawyer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mareile Blendl Mareile Blendl ... Hanna Sieger
Matthias Brüggenolte Matthias Brüggenolte ... Michael
Simon Eckert Simon Eckert ... Florian
Michael A. Grimm ... Hausmeister
Maria Hartmann
Stefan Lampadius Stefan Lampadius ... Autofahrer (Jakob Weber)
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After the party in Karsten's apartment, everybody leaves except Anna. Admiringly, Karsten approaches this mysterious woman. How could he have known, that in a moment of weakness, his well-established life would spiral out of control and turn into a disaster? In this small provincial German town, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds. Written by Memento Films International

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Country:

Germany | Netherlands

Language:

German

Release Date:

6 October 2016 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

All of a Sudden See more »

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Budget:

€2,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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a great experience, finally a fantastic German film, sleeper hit!
3 May 2017 | by filmforever_42See all my reviews

I saw the film at the Berlin Film Festival and I haven't forgotten it since then. I don't want to give spoilers so in my review I am focusing on my experience and artistic details: First of all, the main actor Sebastian Hülk is a huge discovery. He is known from his smaller roles in films such as The White Ribbon (2009) and Inglourious Basterds (2009), and in this film he is playing the lead for the first time in his career. And it is incredible how - in a subtle style of acting - he achieves that the audience can follow him emotionally from one side to the other: from 'good' to 'evil', from 'insecure' to 'secure' etc. Each scene seems to open a new perspective on the mysterious, sexy and thrilling story about social ties, fears, danger and the spiritual abyss that lurks under a bourgeois surface. Director Asli Özge, who is a Turkish female, living in Berlin Germany since quite a while, has delivered her 3rd film, for the 1st time in German language though. All Of A Sudden is a surprisingly great achievement in filmmaking, feeling authentic with every breath, yet very cinematic with rich imagery and a tight narration, that is tackling many layers, and never losing its grip. I also would like to mention the beautiful cinematography and finely tuned sound design - which both is truly outstanding. Auf Einmal (All Of A Sudden) is a fantastic surprise coming from Germany, but telling a story that is entertaining and relevant also for an international audience. I saw press reviews were great, not only in Germany but also internationally, and I cannot wish more than a huge audience for this sleeper hit.


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