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THE HOUSE (DAS HAUS)

THE HOUSE
© Wüste Medien GmbH / NDR

In 2029 Germany is led by a right-wing populist government, banning the renowned journalist Johann from his profession. Frustrated, he and his wife Lucia retreat into their luxurious and fully automated holiday home. As the political situation in the country continues to deteriorate due to an alleged leftist terrorist attack, their smarthome increasingly develops its own agenda,manipulating the couple and playing them off against each other by revealing intimate secrets. When two terrorists hunted by the regime eventually arrive at the door to seek refuge with Lucia, the situation in the house escalates completely – as Johann realizes that his wife is part of the political resistance. While Johann is still torn between his love for Lucia and the feeling that he has been betrayed by her, the house itself finally takes the lead…
Genre Drama, Thriller
Category Feature
Year of Production 2021
Director Rick Ostermann
Screenplay Patrick Brunken, Rick Ostermann
Cinematography Stefan Ciupek, Matthias Bolliger
Cast Tobias Moretti, Valery Tscheplanowa, Lisa Vicari, Max von der Groeben
Producers Björn Vosgerau, Uwe Kolbe
Production Company Wüste Film/Hamburg
Runtime 87 min
Format 1:2, DCP
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology 5.1
German Distributor Wüste Film/Hamburg
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