Film Info: AUS DEM NICHTS

IN THE FADE (AUS DEM NICHTS)

IN THE FADE
© bombero international/Warner Bros. Entertainment/Gordon Timpen

Katja’s life collapses after the death of husband and son in a bomb attack. After the time of mourning and injustice, here comes the time of revenge.


Fatih Akin is a German filmmaker of Turkish origin. He won the Golden Bear for HEAD ON in 2004 and became, at the age of 30, one of the most influential European directors. At that time he had already completed film school, two short films, one documentary about his parents’ migration from Turkey to Hamburg, and three feature films. He then achieved international success with the drama THE EDGE OF HEAVEN (2007) for which he won the prize for Best Screenplay at the Festival de Cannes. The film also received the European Film Award and the German Film Award. For his following film, SOUL KITCHEN (2009), he was honored with the Special Prize of the Jury at the Venice Film Festival. With his production company corazón international, founded in 2004, he has produced several films alongside his own productions, including the internationally successful films CHIKO, TAKVA and MIN DÎT. Fatih Akin has been directing his films exclusively for bombero international since 2012. A selection of his films includes: SHORT SHARP SHOCK (1998), IN JULY (2000), HEAD-ON (2004), CROSSING THE BRIDGE – THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL (2006), THE EDGE OF HEAVEN (2007), NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU (episode, 2008), SOUL KITCHEN (2009), POLLUTING PARADISE (2012), THE CUT (2014), and IN THE FADE (2017).
Genre Thriller
Category Feature
Year of Production 2017
Director Fatih Akin
Screenplay Fatih Akin, Hark Bohm
Cinematography Rainer Klausmann
Cast Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Johannes Krisch, Numan Acar, Samia Chancrin
Producers Fatih Akin, Nurhan Sekerci-Porst, Herman Weigel
Co-Producers Mélita Toscan du Plantier, Marie-Jeanne Pascal, Jérôme Seydoux, Sophie Seydoux, Ardavan Safaee
Production Company bombero international/Hamburg, in co-production with Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany/Hamburg, Macassar Productions, Pathé, corazón international/Hamburg
Length 105 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby Digital 5.1
Festivals Cannes 2017 (In Competition), Sydney 2017, Karlovy Vary 2017, Moscow 2017, Odesa 2017, Guanajuato 2017, Yerevan 2017, Melbourne 2017, Sarajevo 2017, Wroclaw 2017, Toronto 2017, Busan 2017, Mill Valley 2017, Vancouver 2017, Hamptons 2017
Awards Best Actress (Diane Kruger) Cannes 2017
With backing from BKM, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund
German Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures Germany/Hamburg

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