GREAT FREEDOM

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Releasing: 19th October 2022

GREAT FREEDOM

TBA FESTIVAL • 1h 56m
2D

In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalizes homosexuality. Over the decades, he develops an unlikely bond with his cellmate Viktor, a convicted murderer in it for the long haul. Forget the cliches about gay stories and about prison life, this is about an unapologetic man seeking his own freedom on his own terms. The film also goes beyond the historic repeal of Paragraph 175 and the pseud...

DIRECTORS: Sebastian Meise