Paths in the Night

  • June 12, 2019 / 19:00
  • July 3, 2019 / 19:00

Director: Andreas Kleinert
Cast: Hilmar Thate, Cornelia Schmaus, Henriette Heinze, Dirk Borchardt
Germany, 1999, 98', DCP, b&w
German with Turkish subtitles

Walter is a middle-aged man who suddenly finds himself out of a job. He finds himself wandering the city streets at night, trying to find something to do that will give his life some sense of purpose. He strikes up a friendship with a cynical young couple, and later, in hopes of regaining the respect of his wife, he tries to steal an expensive piece of jewelry for her.The opening film of Directors’ Fortnight at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival, Paths in the Night is a dramatic work shot in haunting black and white. Set against the backdrop of post-unification Germany, the film explores the breakdown of relations in a decaying social structure.

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Trailer

Paths in the Night

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