DANIEL BRUHL

NEXT DOOR

A film by Daniel Brühl
2021 · 94 mins · Foreign, Comedy
Daniel (a self-deprecating Brühl) leads an enviable life. A famous actor, he lives in a stylish penthouse apartment in Berlin’s hip Prenzlauer Berg district with his wife and children. One morning, as he prepares to jet off to London to screen-test for a ‘top-secret’ new American superhero blockbuster, he pops into the local dive bar to kill some time. There, he meets middle-aged Bruno, initially dismissing him as a(nother) fan. But far from it, Bruno’s in fact Daniel’s neighbour, and has been awaiting this moment. Bruno sees himself as one of reunification’s losers and a victim of the gentrification of...

Daniel (a self-deprecating Brühl) leads an enviable life. A famous actor, he lives in a stylish penthouse apartment in Berlin’s hip Prenzlauer Berg district with his wife and children. One morning, as he prepares to jet off to London to screen-test for a ‘top-secret’ new American superhero blockbuster, he pops into the local dive bar to kill some time. There, he meets middle-aged Bruno, initially dismissing him as a(nother) fan. But far from it, Bruno’s in fact Daniel’s neighbour, and has been awaiting this moment. Bruno sees himself as one of reunification’s losers and a victim of the gentrification of what was once East Berlin and – as the pair banter, and he begins nitpicking the increasingly exasperated (and now late for his flight) Daniel’s career – he gradually reveals a far more intimate knowledge of Daniel’s life than is comfortable…

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Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
PAL232
Languages
German
Subtitles
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.77:1

Directed by

Daniel Bruhl

Featuring

Daniel Brühl, Peter Kurth