7TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FILM SERIES
You never know where life will take you.
New England Premiere: THE EDGE OF HEAVEN
Germany/Turkey, no rating, 122 minutes
Hanna Schygulla in a scene from The Edge of Heaven
OPENING NIGHT, Sunday, March 9 | 7:30 PM
Directed by Fatih Akin (Head-On, Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul), one of the most significant voices in German cinema, the film moves back and forth from Turkey to Germany to tell a complex story of intersecting lives, where the hopes and dreams of the characters become intertwined in a search for love and parents. Starring German film star Hanna Schygulla in an unforgettable performance. Winner of the Best Screenplay at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and Germany’s official submission for best foreign film for the 2008 Oscars.