Once upon a Time in Indian Country

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Once upon a Time in Indian Country

Directed by Ilker Çatak

  • Germany 2017; 93 min
  • Original version: German
  • Genre: Drama


Adapted from Nils Mohl's eponymous novel, İlker Çatak's feature debut is a wild genre mix between a boxer film, urban western, road movie and music video, set at the end of the summer holidays in a drab neighborhood on the outskirts of Hamburg. Young boxing talent Mauser is preparing for a pivotal competition when his father kills his step-mother and flees. Trying to find his father, Mauser embarks on a journey through the world of music, psychedelia, violence, love, and a biblical thunderstorm. And where does the Native American come into all of this?... ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIAN COUNTRY is a story radiating both heat and poetry.



    Paulina Toenne