With Peter Kurth, Lina Wendel and Lena Lauzemis
A DEPARTURES Film Production in co-production with deutschfilm, MDR, Arte and Hessischer Rundfunk
Winner of the German Film Award 2016 in three categories: Best Film (Silver), Best Actor, Best Makeup Artist
World Premiere at International Film Festival Toronto 2015, German Premiere at Hofer Film Days 2015
Student Academy Award® winner Thomas Stuber tells the touching story of a lone wolf who takes a long time to find the meaning of his life.
“A Heavy Heart is a bleak but powerful character study from the young German writer-director Thomas Stuber.” THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
“Stuber’s narrative efficiency, the ways in which he evades sentimentality and Peter Kurth’s powerful performance as the disintegrating macho man are all admirable” THE GLOBE AND THE MAIL