Aphasia by Dominik Balkow

Synopsis Englisch:

“Aphasia” is about the inability to talk to each other, the repression of traumas, and the dangers of using therapy.

After 15 years, the twins Cosmo (Aré Lewski) and Carmen (Sandra Tirre) meet again in their former family home. While therapist Carmen wants to work through the common childhood trauma, her brother refuses and instead brings his new girlfriend Marie (Hannah Prasse) with him.

When Carl,en secretly observes the two of them having unsatisfactory attempt at sex,, she she suggests couples therapy to Marie. du to the inability to speak to each other- and also fueled by mysterious, new housemate Heinz (Heiko PInkowski) – a fatal dynamic is unleashed between the three of them, trough wich more and more husks fall, and – long scared wounds open.

Cast Hannah Prasse, Sandra Tirre, André Lewsky and Heiko Pinkowski.

Premier at 56. Hofer Filmtage 2022

56. Max- Ophules Filmfestival- Short List

19. Achtung Berlin Filmfestival

Distribution: Soundwood, Public: March 29th,  iTunes, Amazon, Google und Microsoft.