This Thursday 24th January at 6.30 pm, Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the German film “The Edge of Heaven (Auf der anderen Seite)” directed by Faith Akin. The details of the film are as given below
Film: The Edge of Heaven (German with English subtitles)
Directed by: Fatih Akin
Duration: 2 hrs
Winner of the Best Screenplay award at Cannes in 2007, The Edge of Heaven consolidated director Fatih Akin’s stature in world cinema as a film maker to watch out for.
Coincidences play an important part in the story of this film and there a handful of characters, six to be precise – two mothers, two daughters, a father and a son. Given the directors own Turkish roots, he adds political drama to it as well and brings in the issues of migration. It revolves around a young professor who goes in search of a woman who is his father’s lover’s daughter. Replete with unexpected twists and turns and brilliant characterization, this film was Germany’s entry at the Oscars.