September 12, 2015 all-day

Opening Friday, September 11

Fri (9/18) 8:30PM
Sat (9/19) 6:00PM
Sun (9/20) 4:30 PM                                                                          Tue (9/22) 8:00PM
Wed (9/23) 6:00PM

“True to genre and to the history it peels back, ‘Phoenix’ boldly offers us a war without heroes, only ghosts of broken people moving through a broken world, searching in vain for their former selves.” –Ella Taylor, NPR

“A taut, atmospheric, engrossing and slow-burning noir thriller with a radiant performance by Nina Hoss.” –Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru

A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold (Barbara, Jerichow). Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After undergoing reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face, one similar but different enough that her former husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld), doesn’t recognize her. Rather than reveal herself, Nelly walks into a dangerous game of duplicity and disguise as she tries to figure out if the man she loves may have been the one who betrayed her to the Nazis. Evoking the shadows and haunted mood of post-war Berlin, Phoenix weaves a complex tale of a nation’s tragedy and a woman’s search for answers as it builds towards an unforgettable, heart-stopping climax. (C) IFC Films

1hr 38 min | German & English | PG-13

Directed by: Christian Petzold

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