Fog in August

Fog in August

Director: Kai Wessel

Cast: Ivo Pietzcker, Sebastian Koch

Screening time: 09.04.2017. 18:45

Screening location: Kino Europa

Runtime: 126 min

Guests : Karl Markovics

Awards: Austrian Film Award 2017 * Won Best Supporting Actor; Samarovski , Nominated/ Best Supporting Actor Karl Markovics, Nominated Best Makeup Michaela Payer, Reinhard Kirnich Bavarian Film Awards 2016 • Won Best Director Kai Wessel Giffoni Film Festival 2016• Won, CGS Award Best Film/ Kai Wessel, Ulrich Limmer


Based on the true story of 13 – year - old  Ernst Lossa

Southern Germany, early 1940s. Ernst, a motherless child, is a bright but maladjusted boy. The homes and correctional facilities he has lived in so far have deemed him "uneducable”. Eventually confined in a psychiatric unit because of his rebellious nature, he notices that other internees are being killed under the supervision of Dr Veithausen.

By helping the other patients and planning an escape with Nandl, his first love, Ernst defies the clinic management, the very one who decides on whether the children there should live or die…

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