IN THE FADE by German director Fatih Akin (DE/FR, bombero international, Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, corazón international) has been named as Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language at the 75th edition of the Golden Globe Awards.

The Golden Globes® are organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and considered to be an important American film award. The award-winners are chosen by a group of around 100 international journalists working in Hollywood.

IN THE FADE, with Diane Kruger in the lead, is also on the shortlist of the last nine films in the Best Foreign Language Feature category for the 90th Oscars®. The nominations will be announced on 23 January 2018. The film by Fatih Akin has also been nominated for the Critics’ Choice Awards which will be presented on 11 January 2018.

About the film:

Katja's life suddenly implodes: her husband and son die in a bomb attack. The police arrest two suspects: a young neo-Nazi couple. Katja wants justice – for her, there is no alternative.

is a production of bombero international and Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, in co-production with corazón international and France's Macassar Productions and Pathé. Backing came from Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH), the German Federal Film Fund (DFFF), the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM), Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and the German Federal Film Board (FFA).

IN THE FADE had its world premiere in competition at the 70th Festival de Cannes where lead actress Diane Kruger was named Best Actress. This was followed by screenings at such leading festivals as Sydney, Moscow and Karlovy Vary, Toronto, Busan, Chicago or AFI Fest L.A. The film by Fatih Akin has been sold by the sales agent The Match Factory to more than 30 countries. It has been screening in US cinemas since 27 December 2017.

All of the Golden Globe® winners for 2018 here.

Nicole Kaufmann (Regional Coordinator USA)
Birgit Koch (PR & Press)