• Styx
  • Section:  LUX Film Prize
  • Germany, Austria
  • 2018 / 94 min
  • Director: Wolfgang Fischer
  • Cast:  Susanne Wolff, Gedion Wekesa Oduor, Alexander Beyer, Inga Birkenfeld
  • English and German with English and Czech subtitles

Contact: Beta Cinema GmbH

Overworked, Rike flees to the sea where she can be alone on a small sailboat. Simultaneously, refugees are fleeing war in their own country. What will Rike do when she meets their boat?

Rike, a physician, has to go on vacation to avoid burning out at work. She decides to take a small boat out to sea by herself. Fighting with the wind and weather, she encounters a boat full of refugees. Will she help them? Should she help them? Does she want to help them?

Awards: Berlin IFF 2018: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Label Europa Cinemas, Heiner Carow Prize. Emden IFF 2018: Creative Energy Award. Ljubljana IFF 2018: FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film. Reykjavik IFF 2018: Special Mention. Valletta FF 2018: Best Actress, Best Cinematographer. And many other prizes.



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