The secret tip of the Hamburg Filmfestival 2015 finally on DVD! A great satirical comedy with the crème de la crème of German cinema: Robert Stadlober (Crazy, Krabat), Paula Kalenberg (Systemfehler, Die Wolke) as well as collapsing newbuilding singer Blixa Bargeld & Tocotronic singer Dirk von Lowtzow!
We write the year 2020. Every day billions of people are victims of the digital, media, narcissistic, hedonistic, career-oriented and consumer-oriented stimulus overload and suggestion by the establishment. In an unexplained way, hundreds of millions of citizens of the first world are epidemic of “anhedonia”, the inability to feel joy, pleasure and satisfaction. Two exemplary victories of these unspeakable circumstances are the unequal but nevertheless inseparable aristocrat sonny Franz (Robert Stadlober) and Fritz Freudenthal (Wieland Schönfelder). They are completely cleansed and tormented by their miserable, lustless, and fun-free existence, until they become aware of the new, unique stimulus therapy of the world-famous and trendy psychotherapist Prof. Dr. Immanuel Young (Dirk von Lowtzow) and the solution See all their problems …
“Anachronistic and ironic, wild, beautiful, silly: Anhedonia. Narcissism as narcosis” is pleasantly strange art cinema. “(Taz)
“Probably already the most accomplished comedy of the year” (NDR DAS!)
“… the occupation is prominent, the language is cynical, and the approach is highly philosophical. The best thing is to constantly giggle.” (Musikexpress)
“…. the two boys are jumping through a fin-de-sie.cle world, which is directed by the director and Patrick Siegfried Zimmer as a Teutonic Wes Anderson.” (The world)