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In the Fade

In the Fade

Katja’s life falls apart in the blink of an eye when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and six-year-old son in a bomb attack. Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trial for murder.


In the Fade


Fatih Akin

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German with English Subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature


106 minutes




Wed 19 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 7

World Premiere

About the Director(s):

Fatih Akin

Fatih Akin

Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage and Visual Communications at Hamburg’s College of Fine Arts in 1994.  In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, Sensin – You’re The One! (Sensin – Du bist es!), which received the Audience Award at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival. His second short film, Weed (Getürkt), 1996), received several national and international festival prizes. His first full length feature film, Short Sharp Shock (Kurz und schmerzlo), 1998) won the Bronze Leopard at Locarno and the Bavarian Film Award (Best Young Director) in 1998. His other films include: In July (Im Juli), 2000, Wir haben vergessen zurückzukehren (2001), Solino (2002), the Berlinale Golden Bear-winner and winner of the German and European Film Awards Head-On(Gegen die Wand), 2003, and Crossing the Bridge – The Sound of Istanbul (2005).

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