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  Christian Petzold

  Germany, France 90 minutes

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  Virtual SOLD OUT

Available to stream Oct 14-25 in the Midwestern United States
(Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri).


Best Actress, FIPRESCI Prize, Berlin Film Festival

In this bewitching magical realist tale of love, seduction, and loss, Undine (Paula Beer, Transit, Frantz) works as a historian lecturing on Berlin’s urban development. But she is no ordinary woman. When the man she loves leaves her, the myth of the water nymph with whom she shares a name catches up with her; Undine is fated to claim the life of the man who betrayed her and return to the water. Celebrated German filmmaker Christian Petzold spins gold from a fabulous tale that sees Undine seek to reclaim her own destiny, as she finds love anew with the kind-hearted Christoph (Franz Rogowski, In the Aisles, Transit).

“After a trio of masterful period pics, German director Christian Petzold returns to the present while veering into the realm of the supernatural with this overripe female-centered romance.”

 German with subtitles 



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