LIVING ROOM Q&As: Undine Director Christian Petzold with Ian Haydn Smith

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Join us on Wednesday 7th April at 6pm for our next #CurzonLivingRoom​​ Q&A, as Ian Haydn Smith is joined by Director Christian Petzold to discuss his latest film, Undine.

UNDINE is available to watch now on Curzon Home Cinema:

In films including ‘Yella’, ‘Phoenix’ and the recent ‘Transit’, Christian Petzold has offered a panoramic take on Germany present and past, drawing on cinema history to take exhilarating risks with the pleasures of narrative. His most playful film to date, Undine is at once a quasi-realist contemporary drama and an evocative rewriting of the German myth of the water nymph. Paula Beer (Frantz) plays a historian of Berlin urbanism, who is undergoing a romantic crisis when she has a literally explosive encounter with industrial diver Christoph (Beer’s Transit co-star Franz Rogowski). Petzold skates elegantly and provocatively on the edge of the impossible – and against the odds, weaves his magic in an entertainment that’s beautifully acted, eerily moving and, as ever, acutely intelligent.