Frantz

2016
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Title: Frantz

Original Title: Frantz

Year: 2016

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: May 12 2017
  • United States: March 15 2017

Plot

Just ended the World War I, Europe is divided and hatreds and twitches exist it. In a small German town, the young Anna goes every day to mourn over the Frantz's grave, her fiancé, who was killed in France during the war. During one of the days in which Anna visits the grave of her lover, she meets a mysterious French man laying flowers on the grave of the deceased. The young man, named Adrien, he says that he met Frantz during the war and they had been close friends. Adrien's presence untie completely unpredictable reactions at the site, a French man is not well seen in the defeated Germany of the interwar period, especially when the young Adrien has traveled to Germany keeping a secret about Frantz. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker François Ozon ('In the House', 'Young & Beautiful') and starring Pierre Niney ('A Perfect Man') and Paula Beer ('Four Kings').

Cast

Director:

François Ozon François Ozon

Videos

'Frantz' Official Trailer 2:01

'Frantz' Official Trailer

December 30 2016

'Frantz' Trailer VOSE 2:00

'Frantz' Trailer VOSE

October 30 2016

Photos

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Trivia

New Romy Schneider?

The 21-years-old German actress Paula Beer was about to debut in the French film 'Diplomacy', directed by Volker Schlöndorff, but eventually she was cut in the final edition. With 'Frantz' is her film debut in French cinema. Ozon was looking for an actress who looked like Romy Schneider and he chose Beer to the delicate melancholy she conveys.

French film with German language

This is the second adaptation of François Ozon in co-production with Germany, the first was 'Water Drops on Burning Rocks' in 2000. However, 'Frantz' is the first film by French director shot in German language.

San Sebastian Film Festival

The film was selected in San Sebastian Film Festival and it was selected in Perlas section.

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