Das Spiel der Hoffnung (2017)

Two mysterious guests arrive at an English country house and upset the special relationship between an Aunt and her orphaned nephew.

Director:

Paul Kindersley

Writer:

Paul Kindersley

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Cast

Credited cast:
Karen Eng Karen Eng ... The Mayor
Xo Mai Eng-Mann Xo Mai Eng-Mann ... The Good Doctor
Aldous Kindersley Aldous Kindersley ... Young Albert
Wynifred Kindersley Wynifred Kindersley ... Baby Albert
Nera Klean Nera Klean ... Maid (X)
Julia Muggenburg Julia Muggenburg ... The Neighbour
Jenny Runacre ... Aunt
Urara Tsuchiya Urara Tsuchiya ... Cook
Doreen van der Meer Doreen van der Meer ... Monsieur H
Nathan Wackett Nathan Wackett ... Albert
Roxanne Jean Weller Roxanne Jean Weller ... Madame Lenormand
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Storyline

Kindersley's first feature-length film, 'Das Spiel der Hoffnung' is a vampire flick-cum-family drama set in and around the grounds of an English country house. Following the central character from infant innocence to an ageless teenage persona, we witness the tussle between a 'family' descending into delirium as the special relationship between an aunt and her teenage nephew is upset by the arrival of two mysterious guests. Spanning four mealtimes, the film dips in and out of horror clichés, whilst exploring gender roles, wildlife, cooperation and individual expression. From classically trained actors to children, the cast spans ages and experiences, the lines are blurred between reality and fiction as Kindersley found his cast online via Facebook and Instagram. All were only introduced just as filming commenced, communally living and working together, meaning elements of each of the actors' real lives and languages seep into the improvised story. The ways in which online friendships ...

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Genres:

Fantasy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2017 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Belmacz See more »
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