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L.A. PREMIERE!


Director Jan-Ole Gerster (A COFFEE IN BERLIN) returns with this nuanced drama about a woman’s day-long excursion into a troubled past. On her 60th birthday, Lara (Corinna Harfouch) prepares for her son Viktor’s (Tom Schilling) all-important debut piano concert by spreading the word (and free tickets) all over town. Lara has every reason to be the proud mother, but a dark history prevents her from reconnecting with those from her past, especially with Viktor. With echoes of Michael Haneke’s THE PIANO TEACHER and mysteries that unravel with delicate precision, LARA is a fascinating character study with a surprising sense of warmth beneath its cold exterior. “There are powerful, profound moments in store for audiences here, mysteries to be resolved, and those […] for which we can never pretend to have a solution.”- Peter Debruge, Variety. In German with English subtitles.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    98 minutes
  • Language
    German
  • Country
    Germany
  • Note
    Beta Cinema
  • Director
    Jan-Ole Gerster
  • Screenwriter
    Blaz Kutin
  • Producer
    Marcos Kantis, Martin Lehwald, Michal Pokorny
  • Cast
    Tom Schilling, Corinna Harfouch, Rainer Bock