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Franky Five Star

1hr 54mins
Directed by
Birgit Möller
Lena Urzendowsky,
Sarah Hannemann,
Meryem Öz
Film Language
in German with English subtitles


Sun 10/22
Available for online purchase
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Featuring a post-film Q&A with actress Lena Urzendowsky!

For Franky, life isn’t easy. To the people around her, she seems unpredictable and erratic, and she has never allowed herself to fall in love because she is too busy dealing with her inner chaos.

Her best friend Katja accepts her changing moods, but Franky has never revealed to anyone that—as a result of her multiple personality disorder—she imagines an old hotel in her head, inhabited by four weird but lovable characters who can switch into her body in the real world by using the elevator.

About Lena Urzendowsky

Lena Urzendowsky, born in 2000, can already boast an impressive acting career. She played the lead role in the coming-of-age movie COCOON, which celebrated its world premiere opening the Generation+ section at the Berlinale 2020. She was part of the ensemble in the Netflix hit-series DARK (2017/2019) by Jantje Friese and Baran Bo Odar and the thriller series THE DEFEATED (2020), as well as in the Netflix crime series HOW TO SELL DRUGS ONLINE (FAST) (2020). And most notably, in 2021 she was part of the ensemble of the series remake by Amazon Prime of the 80s hit movie WE CHILDREN FROM BAHNHOF ZOO, directed by Philipp Kadelbach.

Whenever her acting career allows, Lena Urzendowsky is studying philosophy at Humboldt University in Berlin. In the summer of 2022, Lena studied at Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York.

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