I Was at Home, But...
aka Ich war zuhause, aber
First screened in October 2019
Director: Angela Schanelec. Cast: Maren Eggert, Jakob Lassalle, Clara Möller, Dane Komljen, Thorbjörn Björnsson, Esther Buss, Martin Clausen, Lucas Confurius, Marcel Kohler, Jelena Kuljic, Wolfgang Michael, Ursula Renneke, Ann-Kristin Reyels, Franz Rogowski, Lilith Stangenberg, Devid Striesow, Nicolas Wackerbarth, Alan Williams, Jirka Zett. Screenplay: Angela Schanelec.

Twitter Capsule: Committed fulfillment of a peculiar, astringent aesthetic to which I failed to attach. But do you, Schanelec!

VOR:   Exciting to see someone flout all rules of scene and plot structure, character "arc," etc., even if results leave you pining for some of that.

Photo © 2019 Nachmittagfilm/Dart Film & Video

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Berlin Film Festival: Best Director

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