GREAT FREEDOM

In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans is imprisoned again and again under Paragraph 175, a law criminalizing homosexuality. Over the course of decades, he develops an unlikely yet tender bond with his cellmate, Viktor, a convicted murderer.

“A contemplative psychological study of the effects of incarceration, and beyond that, an unconventional love story, tender but unsentimental.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter.