2015/16 Season » Phoenix, Thursday 28th January 2016

Phoenix, Thursday 28th January 2016

Phoenix, showing Thursday 28th January 2016 at the Cranleigh Film ClubGermany 2014. Director Christian Petzold.


1945. A concentration camp survivor tries to find out whethether her husband betrayed her to the Nazis.

Desperate to reclaim something she’s lost, she goes looking for him. The living have to live with what they had to do to stay alive.

It builds to a perfect ending: no scene is unnecessary.

“Petzold probes the nature of love, memory and betrayal. There are layers and layers of deception,” Independent.

98 minutes.

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