Styx

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Styx

Directed by Wolfgang Fischer

  • Germany, Austria 2018; 94 min
  • Original version: German, English
  • Genre: Drama
    • Special Mention - Reykjavik FF
    • ExtraVALUE Film Award - Viennale
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    Contemporary World Cinema - Toronto IFF

Synopsis

STYX depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip. When she becomes the only person to come to the aid of a group of refugees shipwrecked on the high seas, she is shown the limits of her importance and of the empathy of her cultural milieu. She is left slipping impotently from one nightmare to the next, and by the end she is forced to recognize that there is no way to counter the cruelties of real life. Only chance can save her.

Production

  • AMOUR FOU FILMPRODUKTION GMBH

     

International Sales

  • BETA CINEMA

    Cosima Finkbeiner