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Robert Schwentke

D 2021-2022

Rome in 65 AD, Emperor Nero‘s tyrannical regime has reached its zenith, Nero‘s selfindulgence and excessiveness brings up the opposition against him, conspiracies threaten his power. By all means Nero tries to defend his despotic claim of sovereignty. The famous philosopher Seneca has been Nero‘s teacher, mentor and close advisor since childhood, he is significantly involved in his ascent. Nevertheless, Nero gets weary of Seneca and Nero uses a foiled attack on his life to falsely accuse Seneca of being an accomplice.

“An aggressively anachronistic black comedy.” Robert Schwentke


GER/FR/PL 2017, 118 min

The end of World War II is in sight and the social structure of Germany lies in tatters. As the Wehrmacht’s morale begins to deteriorate and regiments begin to disintegrate, the number of deserters climbs so dramatically that any soldier found separated from his company may be shot as a traitor. Anarchy and arbitrary murder completely replace law and order.


GER 2003, 87 min

Convinced that he needs his missing testicle to feel complete again, Martin and his friends set out on a foolhardy yet uplifting mission to the hospital’s most secret chambers, where they not only have a ball, but bring one back as well …


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