HOMESICK

By Jakob M. ERWA

EYE TO EYE - as PROMO

Thriller - Completed 2015

Passion and Insanity are dark neighbors.

Festivals
& Awards

BFI London FF 2015
Dare
Berlinale 2015
Perspektive Deutsches Kino section
Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival 2015
International Competition
IndieLisboa International Film Festival 2015
Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2015
Diagonale Festival des österreichischen Films 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Duration
    • 98 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jakob M. ERWA
    • Writer(s)
    • Jakob M. ERWA
    • Producer(s)
    • Jakob m. ERWA (mojo:pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • Jessica, an ambitious cello student, moves into a new flat, with her boyfriend Lorenz. When she receives the honorable invitation to represent Germany in an international contest for classical music it seems to be her great opportunity – but at the same time an enormous pressure. In her home, Jessica starts preparing meticulously for the contest. However, her own four walls don't appear to shelter her as Jessica finds herself increasingly exposed to small and major anonymous harassments. What is the neighbour's involvement, who mysteriously pries behind half-closed curtains? As Lorenz doesn't notice any of this and therefore finds it hard to believe Jessica's assumptions, it creates conflict between the young couple. The increasing pressure and stress begin to noticeably gnaw at Jessica's everyday life and pretty soon reality and imagination blur. Eventually Jessica finds her life in shambles, caused by her own ambition. In the desperate hope to restore her happiness, she starts to defend her home - at all cost...
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