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Film series "Frankfurt Previews" shows David Nawrath's cinema debut "Atlas"

13.03.2019 | 14:29 Clock | Culture
Film series 'Frankfurt Previews' shows David Nawrath's cinema debut 'Atlas'

(ffm) Entmietung im Frankfurter Nordend: A furniture remover, commissioned to lift the involuntary move of a young family father, believes he recognizes in the young man his son, whom he left decades ago. Father and son get in touch, approach. The son, however, does not suspect that the furniture remover is his father. Then the son is in danger - the real estate mafia is after him. And his father wants to protect him… 

… that is the story that David Nawrath's cinema debut “Atlas“ tells. It is about a difficult father-son relationship, about gentrification and about criminal machinations on the housing market. Atlas “ was shot by 23/5 Filmproduktion in Frankfurt's Bahnhofviertel and Nordend, among other places. 

The Film Advisory Service at the Municipal Main Office and City Marketing presents „Atlas“ now in cooperation with the sponsor „HessenFilm und Medien“ in its new series „Frankfurt Previews“: On Friday, 29 March, at 6 p.m., the 100-minute film celebrates its premiere in Hessen at the Lichter Filmfest. The film screening in the Harmonie cinemas is followed by a question-and-answer session with main actor Rainer Bock (Walter, the furniture remover and father) and a discussion session on constantly rising rents and gentrification. Via the Facebook page of the city of Frankfurt the social media team raffles 5x2 tickets for the preview. 

x>David Nawrath (director and writer) and his co-author Paul Salisbury have won the Emder Drehbuchpreis for “Atlas“, which has already been shown at the Berlinale, and are nominated for the Deutscher Drehbuchpreis. Alongside Rainer Bock, the ensemble includes Albrecht Schuch, Thorsten Merten, Uwe Preuss, Roman Kanonik and Nina Gummich, among others. 

The urban series „Frankfurt Previews“ shows films in which the city plays a role. Whether real or animated film, short film, feature film, documentary or television film and series - works that tell stories and ideas apart from blockbusters and mainstream are shown on the screen.

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