films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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DIRECTED BY
Jan-Ole Gerster
Germany | 13+ | 82 min | Drama | German
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Niko Fischer is living from day to the next.  He has dropped out of law school. He roams through Berlin, observing people in the city and lets himself drift around. One day everything changes: Niko's father stops his monthly payments, a psychologist revokes his driver's license, a neighbour complains about life and starts crying, an acquaintance from school admits that she was once madly in love with him at school. An old man in a pub shares a traumatic childhood experience. By the end of it, the old man is dead and Niko may have shown something like sympathy and a sense of responsibil Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Sebastian Schipper
Germany | 15+ | 140 min | Crime | German
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Victoria, a young woman from Madrid, meets four young Berlin guys outside a club. Sonne and his gang have got themselves into hot water and Victoria ends up as their driver. But what starts as a big, crazy adventure quickly turns into a nightmare. At the crack of dawn, Victoria and Sonne suddenly realize: it’s all or nothing… A journey to the end of the night – breathless, captivating, romantic. A film about a youth that wants more. About a crazy love at first sight. About the wild heartbeat of the big city.

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