In the Fade

Katja's life collapses after the deaths of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge.

Aus dem Nichts
Germany 2017
  • Czech
106 min.

When Katja (Diane Kruger) married her Kurdish husband Nuri, it was in the hope that he would never return to dealing drugs, for which he was in prison at the time. Her faith in him is rewarded: The couple successfully forget their troubled past and live a happy life with their six-year-old son Rocco in Hamburg’s Turkish neighbourhood. Then a sudden tragedy tears Katja’s life apart…

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Director: Fatih Akin
Screenplay: Fatih Akin, Hark Bohm
Cinematography: Rainer Klausmann
Music: Josh Homme
Sound: Kai Lüde, Kai Storck, Richard Borowski
Editing: Andrew Bird
Production Design: Tamo Kunz
Producer: Fatih Akin, Ann-Kristin Homann, Nurhan Sekerci-Porst, Herman Weigel
Co-production: Mélita Toscan du Plantier, Alberto Fanni, Marie-Jeanne Pascal, Ardavan Safaee, Jérôme Seydoux, Sophie Seydoux, Flaminio Zadra
Costumes: Katrin Aschendorf
Cast: Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Samia Muriel Chancrin, Johannes Krisch, Numan Acar, Ulrich Tukur, Hanna Hilsdorf, Henning Peker

Cannes Film Festival

2017 – Diane Kruger (Best Actress)

Golden Globes

2018 – Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

German Film Awards

2018 – Fatih Akin, Hark Bohm (Best Screenplay)