CONCRETE LOVE

a film by Maurizius Staerkle Drux

CONCRETE LOVE

Germany | 2014 | 88:00 min

Original Title:
DIE BÖHMS – Architektur einer Familie

Content Categories

Documentary
88 or 52min | DCP | HD | Blu-ray | color & b/w | original German/English version with English subtitles available
Synopsis
Gottfried Böhm is widely regarded as Germany’s preeminent architect. The son of a master builder of churches, he is the patriarch of a modern architecture dynasty to which his sons Stephan, Peter und Paul now belong. By realizing prominent buildings of their own, the Böhm fils have managed to step out of the shadow of their famous father. But the crisis in the German construction industry, among other things, has stoked the fires of competition between the brothers. Gottfried, now 94, still contributes daily to current projects. With the death of his wife Elisabeth, also an architect and a source of inspiration for all Böhms, the family loses its emotional lodestone. The film paints an intimate and pointed portrait of the complexity and inseparability of life, love, faith, art and architecture.
Festivals/Awards
DOK Leipzig – Docmentary Film Prize of the Goethe-Institut; shortlisted for German Film Award
Slamdance Salt Lake City, Max-Ophüls-Preis Saarbrücken, LOLA@Berlinale, Berlin&Beyond
Cast and Crew
  • Director Maurizius Staerkle Drux
  • Producer Carl-Ludwig Rettinger
  • Score Jonas Bühler
Original Languages

German

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