Cineclube de Joane Programme
(session Bring Along A Friend)
Casa das Artes, Small Auditorium | 21h45
Entry: 4 euros | Country of origin: França/Alemanha, 2020 | Directed by: Christian Petzold | Cast: Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Maryam Zaree | Rating: M/12 | Duration: 91 min
Undine is an art historian who lectures about urban development in the city of Berlin. One day she falls in love with Johannes, with whom she starts a romantic relationship. When he leaves her for another woman, Undine is seized by an uncontrollable desire to kill him. With screenplay and direction by German Christian Petzold, the celebrated author of "Barbara" (2012), "Phoenix" (2014) and "Transit" (2018), a dramatic film of supernatural dimension that reunites the actors Paula Beer and Franz Rogowski (the romantic pair of "Transit"). The main character, who also gives the film its name, represents the myth of Ondina, the aquatic nymph who only acquires a soul through love and who is destined to murder her unfaithful lover.
Note: The tickets for the film sessions shown at Casa
das Artes de Vila Nova de Famalicão programmed by "Cineclube de Joane"
are sold on the day of the session itself, 30 minutes before the
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