Film & Reception
Thursday , January 31. 2008 4:00pm
Director’s Guild, 7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
German & English w. English Sub-Titles
RSVP: +1 323 5253388
D 2006, 97 min., 35mm, color, directed by Angelina Maccarone, with Hannelore Elsner, Esther Zimmering, Kim Schnitzer.
On Christmas Eve, Francesca's taxi breaks down again, just as her little sister, Antonietta, is running away to Rotterdam with her musician boyfriend.
On the way, Francesca picks up Gerlinde, a suicidally lovesick woman; now she has two lives to save.
With the paths of three lost souls criss-crossing in Rotterdam, it soon is hard to tell who is saving whom.
Q&A with director Angelina Maccarone, lead Hannelore Elsner and producer Anita Elsani following the screening
Presented by Regent/Here,
TV Premiere Screening in cooperation with Film Fund NRW and German Films
Reception starts at 4:00pm , film starts at 4:45
This event is part of:
A tribute to Hannelore Elsner
German Actress Extraordinaire
January 28th - February 24th 2008
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel. +1 323 5253388
Hannelore Elsner was born in Burghausen/Bavaria.
With a filmography of more than 150 theatrical and TV feature films and countless roles in serials, this ubiquitous talent can truly be considered a German icon.
Hannelore Elsner played her first film roles as a teenager and went on to study acting in Munich.
In the sixties she worked mainly in theater and TV. Edgar Reitz (Heimat) was responsible for her return to the cinema in 1973 by casting her in “Die Reise nach Wien". After two decades on television, she was –once again- rediscovered for the big screen starring in Oskar Roehler’s "Die Unberührbare", which won her the German Film Award.
Her new film VIVERE will be released in the U.S. this spring.
We are delighted to welcome Hannelore Elsner in Los Angeles and at the Goethe-Institut.
The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles pays hommage to her talent and the release of "Vivere" with some of her recent films.
Official Website: http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/kue/en2910082.htm