Not from this star

Not from this star

           Not from this star
               Genre: Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction
               Alien, mother-son relationship, psychiatry, flying machine
  The dream of flying is one of the oldest dreams and has always inspired the imaginations of mankind. And depending on the degree of obsession drives this desire sometimes strange flowers. Thus recently, Billy Bob Thornton in The Astronaut Farmer one of those freaks, who is busily working against all odds, in a space rocket. Also in Hardi storm Film Not such a copy of this star is to visit, but here the case is somewhat different and the desire to rise in the universe, has a different, more serious, pathological cause. Arnold (Max Riemelt) is convinced since childhood to be an alien, the wait just to the right constellation of stars needs to finally return to his extraterrestrial homeland. Of course, this belief in a tragic background, because when Arnold was a child, his father jumped off a cliff and was never found, so that the traumatized boy in question was only one solution: His father was not of this world and this is way back to his home planet. To be prepared for the launch into space tinkering, Arnold diligently to find a bizarre flying machine, but when he and endangers others solid in a crash landing, are his true caring mother Ida (Katja Riemann) and their admirers to let the family physician Emil (Armin Rohde), not help, instruct the young man to a mental hospital. There, the young doctor takes care of Wanda (Anneke Kim Sarnau) to the equally remarkable how charming fellow, and threatens soon to succumb to his charm. And there is not actually some evidence to suggest that Arnold has in fact had amazing abilities? Wanda’s scientific world view gets more and more to sway … Winner of the Volkswagen Script Award 2007 goes Hardi storm not of this planet with some early praise in the running for the audience’s favor, but the expectations of the film can meet only in part. On the plus side can be won with certainty the summer enchanted atmosphere, the film presents with a light hand and the best fit to the somewhat fanciful story. Bathed in golden light, the wonderful story about an outsider developed a warm heart, in which one enters an all too readily to the oblique premise of the film and how the doctor Wanda always gets into doubt whether truth in the myth of aliens not be something could. However, even that did not conceal, the film loses its weird charm with increasing time and becomes more and more a pretty easy knit romantic comedy as we know it dozens of times from Germany. In addition, the film does not just good, that besides the Liebesirrungen and tribulations of Arnold and Wanda, and Ida and Emil always more Paarkonstellationen be brought into the picture. This unraveling of the film a little, lose momentum, to eventually end up in very shallow waters, perhaps even a little may be because Max Riemelt not know how to persuade in any situation – just as, moreover, Katja Riemann. The bottom line is not from this planet a pleasant summer story with some weaknesses to an outsider, and love, in principle, a similar situation such as Lars and the Real Girl / Lars and the Real Girl, although that knows how to convince a total of more. (Joachim Kurz)
  Title: is not of this star Original Title: Up! Up! To the Sky! Country of production: , Germany Year of Production: 2008 Length: 100 (min) Published at: Zorro media format: 16:9 tone / language: Dolby Digital 5.1, German EAN: 4047179484480 Extras: None

This is Love (DVD)

This is Love (DVD)

           This is Love (DVD)
               Genre: Drama
               Love, loneliness, police officer, kidnapping, Saigon brothel, interrogation
  Such interrogation scenes are rare in cinema: the suspect is an accomplice, the interviewee turns the tables and determine what happened suddenly. In Matthias Glasner’s crime is one of the extraordinary meeting of two lost souls of the most impressive scenes. His film convinced elegantly by the nested narrative. It should, however, due to manner in which he treats the subject of pedophilia, create controversy. (# This tells) Love is three stories in one. The first is the meeting of Commissioner Maggie (Corinna Harfouch) and Chris (Jens Albinus) who is under suspicion as a murderer and child molester and wanted to kill himself now. On the other hand there are the hidden story of Chris and the hidden story of Maggie, which are unraveled in many flashbacks. Maggie has been abandoned 16 years ago by her husband, unexpectedly and seemingly without reason. Chris buys into Vietnam child prostitutes from their pimps free and flogged off the girls to adoptive parents in Germany. But it is clear from the first scene that hides behind this business longer. Chris apparently mollified by the “good” deeds of a guilty conscience. Since puberty, he felt a desire that he has to kill at any cost in itself. What has happened so before that night in which Chris was racing with suicidal intent in a truck, in his apartment was a dead man and disappeared from Vietnam nine years ransomed Jenjira? This we learn in the most exciting way: in a cleverly woven, naturally into one another gliding narrative structure. Matthias Glasner relies on the layer beneath the surface on which the two stories together melts and so the time frames in its own logic linked, making it even counterproductive seems to think about where you are now and how the one with the other related. Suffice it to drift from the river of the images. The connecting theme is related to the damage of the two main characters. Each track their way, a desire that must be suppressed because it brings too much pain with it. Both characters are like the living dead, crushed by disappointments and rejections. This makes some allies in the interrogation room: two people treat each other by each of them tells a story that has never heard of someone. This takes place against considerable resistance, and is repeatedly interrupted by anger and despair. Here succeed scenes of intense power, with unusual settings and careful exploration of faces and objects, almost as if you had exposed the camera to the unknown terrain, and it should now find their way in a kind of minefield. But the strength of the thematic merger poses a problem as the other side: the love between adults is placed on the same level as the love of an adult to a child. This is a balancing act that brings some dangers with it and maybe leave a stale aftertaste. Similar to Glasner’s The Free Will is about sexual misconduct. There is a rape, here it is the sexuality of a nine year old that always lurks in the background, even though Chris has his impulses under control. That you can see in this presentation an attempt to play down pedophile tendencies, but does not in the excellent actor performances. The Dane Jens Albinus, who has worked in various Lars von Trier films with (among others in Dancer in the Dark and idiots), shines in a sad figure, who has just so much to say because it is silent most of the time. And Corinna Harfouch, who last played in the whiskey and vodka, the strong woman that we know of their characters, shows an enormous range. She is so “tough” as in many of their other roles, but also immensely hurt and wounded. The very first scene where she meets completely drunk on their adult daughter, is an acting revelation. (Peter Gutting)
  Title: This is Love (DVD) Country of production: , Germany Year of Production: 2009 Length: 106 (Min.) (# ) Published at: format: 16:9 tone / language: Dolby Digital 5.1, German EAN: 4006680048581 (# ) Extras: Deleted Scenes (40 min), audio commentary, photo gallery, interviews, trailers, turn cover

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