The Final Land

27.05.2019

italian premiere in sight

After Britain there will be Italy! We have been included in the programme of the Oltre lo specchio - Festival del fantastico e della fantascienza, which will take place from June 5th to 12th in Milan. So in less than two weeks our film will celebrate its Italian premiere!


19.05.2019

uk premiere

In the evening the curtain finally opens for our UK premiere at the Prince Charles Cinema in London. The hall is filled with people of the lively kind - the Q&A session is accordingly lively and even after the screening there is still a lot of good feedback, nice encounters and good conversations. A wonderful evening!


19.05.2019

today in london

Today is the day - at 8:30 pm in Londons Prince Charles Cinema: The Final Land, UK premiere at the SCI-FI-LONDON, with Q&A after the screening.


18.05.2019

pcc weekly listings

Cry Baby, Dr. Strangelove, Batman, Batman Returns, Wild Strawberrys, Schindlers List...

At the Prince Charles Cinema the SCI-FI-LONDON-films are in quite good company.


17.05.2019

hackstockv

In the Sci-Fi-London headquarters you can try out much Virtual Reality stuff...


16.05.2019

arrived in london

Arrived in London and visited the headquarters of the SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival - very nice people! Here we are with festival director and founder Louis Savy in front of the giant SFL19 smiley...


14.05.2019

article at BFI's sight & sound

Wow, an article in the BFI's "Sight & Sound" film magazine! The author was allowed to see all films from Sci-Fi London in advance and counts "Das letzte Land" among his three favourite films of the festival. A quote:

"Adem’s nostalgic desire to return to their predecessors’ provenance (the legendary ‘Earth’) fights Novak’s insistence that they should “go further and further and deeper” towards the destination whose maddening siren call evidently led to their predecessors’s downfall. It is an existential question – head back or move on – and The Final Land, which confines itself mostly to the spaceship, becomes more and more about these two lost souls’ inner space, as they go on a conflicted quest for freedom, home, escape and mother."

Ganzer Artikel...!


11.05.2019

today in liberec

Tonight at 20:00 you can see our film in Liberec - and that also means: Czech premiere! Many thanks to the crew of the Neisse Film Festival for choosing and showing our baby!

(Photo: Aleš Jungmann)


08.05.2019

today in görlitz

Yesterday the Neisse Film Festival started, which takes place in the border triangle of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, and our film will be shown there twice. The first time will be today at 20:00 o'clock in Görlitz - the 13th time since its world premiere at the Max Ophüls Preis film festival that it will be shown on a big screen.

(Photo: Neisse Film Festival)


05.05.2019

rivets on the poster - review

Our first american (and very positive) review has been published, by Mark Cole from Pennsylvania. An excerpt:

"The problem with any two-actor film is that the leads have to be able to carry the weight of the whole production on their shoulders — and Das letzte Land asks a lot of its two stars, who have to be raw and gritty; sweaty, filthy and unshaven; caught up in violent emotions and lost in moments of quiet wonder.  Torben Föllmer and Milan Pesl are both clearly up to the task and bring a lot of life to two starkly defined characters we learn very little about.

 

And this reflects the admirable subtlety of Marcel’s writing:  he avoids the screenwriting 101 error so many young filmmakers make when they force miles of overly complicated backstory on us.  Instead, so much of this film is suggested and hinted at — or left for the audience to ponder.  I particularly liked the way he defines his characters with two words, which in German carry a lot of deep, emotional meaning, 'Heimat' and 'Freiheit.'"

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