German Films at the Festival Cinéma du Monde de Sherbrooke
This year, the FCMS presents itself with a free online edition and offers Canadian film enthusiasts 10 feature films and documentaries from all over the world and an exciting digital supporting programme.
The Goethe-Institut Montréal is participating in this year's edition of the festival by presenting 2 German language films:
-Eric Schmitt’s Cleo (Germany 2019, 99 min.)
With: Marleen Lohse, Jeremy Mockridge, Max Mauff
German, subtitled in French
Together with her chance encounter Paul who owns a treasure map, Cleo sets off in search of a magical watch. With the help of the magic utensil, she hopes to reverse a tragedy from her childhood - the loss of her father.
-Christian Petzold’s Transit (Germany 2018, 101 min.)
With: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese
German / French, with French subtitles.
Based on the story of Anna Seghers: German troops are approaching Paris quickly. Georg, a German refugee, escapes to Marseille in the nick of time. In his luggage, he carries the documents of Weidel, an author who has taken his own life in fear of his persecutors. Among those documents, there is also a visa assurance from the Mexican embassy...