CAST: Simon Morze, Bruno Ganz, Johannes Krisch DIRECTOR: Nikolaus Leytner VIRTUAL SCREENING ROOM | CLOSES 8/13
A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna. Seventeen-year-old Franz journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund Freud (Bruno Ganz), a regular customer. Over time the two very different men form a singular friendship.
The film expertly captures the tensions in the Austrian capital on the eve of Hitler's takeover, and it also manages to be a vibrant coming-of-age story and an intriguing portrayal of Sigmund Freud, expertly portrayed by Bruno Ganz.Stephen Farber, Hollywood Reporter
The personal lives side by side with the political in a coming-of-age tale taking place in Vienna during the Nazi occupation.Harvey S. Karten, Big Apple Reviews