Columbia Film Festival

The Ugly Truth

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Mona, her husband Theo and daughter Hanna live in an idyllic villa on the outskirts of Berlin. When the attractive 18 years old daughter of a friend comes to visit, the profound problems and fragility of the small family reveal, as a tragic downward spiral takes its inevitable course.


Director Biography - Krishna Ashu Bhati


Krishna Ashu Bhati was born in 1980 in Berlin. Being partly Indian, partly German, his movies are inspired by two very different cultural backgrounds. He started writing and directing at the age of 24. His first feature film BITTER SÜSS has won several awards and the script has been sold to the US for a remake. DIE WAHRE SCHÖNHEIT/THE UGLY TRUTH is his second feature film and his first script in cooperation with Eva Habermann.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    100 minutes
  • Language
    German
  • Country
    Germany
  • Note
    Subtitles
  • Director
    Krishna Ashu Bhati
  • Screenwriter
    Eva Habermann, Krishna Ashu Bhati
  • Producer
    Eva Habermann, Alexander König
  • Cast
    Marcus Grüsser, Eva Habermann, Caroline Hartig, Lilly Liefers, Emma Schweiger
  • Cinematographer
    Christoph Wieczorek
  • Editor
    Daniel Kundrat
  • Production Design
    Henning Schulz
  • Composer
    Chris Kobke
  • Sound Design
    Marvin H. Keil
  • Music
    Chris Köbke