In the Fade (Aus Dem Nichts)
In the Fade was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or in the main competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes, Diane Kruger won the Best Actress award. Also selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, making the December shortlist.
Out of nowhere, Katja’s life falls apart when her husband Nuri and little son Rocco are killed in a bomb attack. Her friends and family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral.
But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja’s painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts.
Danilo, a lawyer and Nuri’s best friend, represents Katja in the eventual trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. The trial pushes Katja to the edge, but there’s simply no alternative for her: she wants justice.
"Diane Kruger's raw, real-as-it-gets performance as a grieving woman bent on vengeance in the German thriller "In the Fade" grabs from the get-go and never lets loose its grip."
"To say that the many parts of "In the Fade" are held together by Kruger would be an understatement. As a cocktail of grief, fury and regret, [Dianne Kruger is] a remarkably original protagonist."
"In the Fade boasts an assured sense of style and a meticulously constructed script. Moments that initially appear to be asides turn out to be essential, and the final scenes of the first two chapters are vivid and startling."
Directed by Fatih Akin
In german with english subtitles
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