As a preview to cinefest, Abaton cinema will show two films by Slovakian cinematographer Igor Luther, whom Volker Schlöndorff called “the most brilliant cinematographer I have ever worked with.”
Thursday, 4. November, 18:00
FRG 1970. Dir: Michael Verhoeven. 79 min
with Eva Mattes, Hartmut Becker, Wolfgang Fischer, Michael Verhoeven
Michael Verhoeven’s controversial film o.k. tells an authentic Vietnam War incident in a Bavarian setting with strong realism.
Tuesday, 9. November, 18:00
FRG/FR 1981. Dir: Volker Schlöndorff. 110 min
with Bruno Ganz, Jerzy Skolimowski, Hanna Schygulla, Gila von Weitershausen
Top-class adaptation of the novel by Nicolas Born about a Hamburg reporter who falls into a crisis of meaning during the Lebanese civil war.