Great Freedom

Great Freedom

Great Freedom

Winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize and nominated for the Queer Palm at Cannes 2021, this German postwar drama follows a man constantly thrown in prison for his homosexuality. During this time, his one steady relationship happens to be with his cell mate—a convicted murderer.

Un Certain Regard Jury Prize, Cannes 2021
2021116 minsAustria, Germany
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

A slow-burn drama that refuses to take the easy route towards an angry, emotionally manipulative issue film.

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Salon

Salon

A poignant, potent drama - and a love story, actually....

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Variety

Variety

Meise's film is an exquisite marriage of personal, political and sensual storytelling, its narrative and temporal drift tightened by another performance of quietly piercing vulnerability from Franz Rogowski.

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