World Perspectives / UK premiere

Oh Boy

  • Jan Ole Gerster /
  • Germany /
  • 2012 /
  • 85 mins

Tom Schilling, Marc Hosemann, Friederike Kempter, Andreas Schröders, Justus von Dohnányi / Fiction / German

A day in the life of a young Berlin slacker.

27 year-old Niko is still living the life of a student, but he little knows when he wakes up one morning that the next 24 hours are going to be the most turbulent of his life. His girlfriend dumps him; a psychiatrist declares him too unstable to drive a car; his father has cut off his allowance. All he wants is a cup of coffee — but even that may be too much to ask. A wry, beautifully filmed and effortlessly charming comedy.

2013 Archive

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