Estimated delivery Aug More stuff. It's a polarizing slice of a new subculture, about those who can afford to find themselves abroad—and live inside mise-en-scene that seems like the project of an entire arts school. The movie is too vibrant to be overlooked, even if some viewers might walk away from or out of it with their brain matter in their hands.
A softer version of John Cameron Mitchell's Shortbus with a sparkly, synth-y soundtrack featuring Peaches and Blood Orange, Desire is the story of a privileged American writer from a Palestinian-Israeli background who meets a naive Russian prostitute. Shot in and around Berlin's classic nightlife haunts, like Berghain, Roses, and Ficken , and cast mostly with real people playing themselves, it sometimes feels like a documentary. Over the course of 17 years, Alvin Tsang confronts memories of migration and images of his once intact family.
Lost in Aroncore. Bad Things. You will come across proud punks, freaks, gay, lesbians, plus everything in-between and beyond. Sexual identity knows no bounds in the German capital. Add the first question. Country: Germany. Language: English German Arabic Hebrew. Runtime: 92 min. Color: Color.
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Yony played one of the lead roles, mixing autobiographical elements with biographical ones to tell a coming of age story with real Berlin characters like Peaches, Nina Hagen, and Rummelsnuff doubling as actors. Filming is over, but now Yony has to raise enough money for post-production via Kickstarter.
So after asking Yony to cut an exclusive trailer for us, I hung out with him last week to find out why this pile of footage should definitely graduate to a full-on movie we might see at festivals across Europe and the US next year. How did you come up with the story? Yony Leyser: Desire Will Set You Free was an idea that I came up with after living in Berlin for four years and being involved in the underground and queer scene. The story came to me after getting a visit from someone from Russia and the main character is based on this person.