Films By Philip Gröning

Into Great Silence was winner of a Special Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Nestled in the French Alps, the Grand Chartreuse monastery is home to the Carthusian Order, one of the most strict and reclusive orders of Roman Catholic monks. Eschewing outsiders, the order has never been photographed or filmed until now. ... Philip Gröning had to wait 13 years for permission to film ins... Read more
If love can conquer the wintry cold, hunger, poverty and even violence, then you're really swimming in the thick realms of commitment and obsession. When David (Florian Setter) loses his job as a construction worker, he meets a prostitute named Mane (Sabine Timofeo) and they fall truly, madly, deeply in love. It is winter in Berlin and all they want to do is flee the city. Thus begins a long voyag... Read more
A room. And the story of a man and his child. The child is autistic - and that means that time stands still. It also means isolation. An isolation which overcomes the man just as he is trying to get closer to the boy. Attempts to get closer: what does the boy have that he loves? He only has the child, and this child probably doesn't even know him, doesn't even know that he exists, that the world e... Read more
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