Love and loss are in close proximity in Lena Stahl’s feature debut about a teenager and his mother setting off on a journey together after they almost lost one another.
The tragicomic and emotionally gripping story features Jonas Dassler, rising star of German cinema (amongst others Fatih Akin’s “The Golden Glove” and Lars Kraume’s “The Silent Revolution”), as the title character opposite Anke Engelke, famous presenter and comedian as his mother who decides to take her son’s fate into her own hands after he is seriously injured in a skateboard accident and bring him to a rehab clinic in Switzerland. However, long-forgotten conflicts and painful memories start coming to the surface during the journey through Germany as mother and son clash over his desire for a life with more freedom and independence…
Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30 p.m.
Istituto Italiano di Cultura – Montreal
1200 Av. du Dr Penfield
“Mein Sohn” – Germany, 2019/2020, 91 minutes
Director: Lena Stahl,
With : Anke Engelke, Jonas Dassler, Hannah Herzsprung
Original version with French subtitles
This film is part of the ‘Interrail’ cycle, a journey through contemporary European cinema, organized by the EUNIC cluster in Montreal (European National Institutes for Culture).
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