Bones and Names / Knochen und Namen

International Feature Film Competition

Where do the stories we tell each other end, and the contours of harsh, honest reality begin? Boris and Jonathan walk this fine line more and more with every coming day – one might even think they dislike leaving their tiny fictional worlds. While actor Boris is delving into the cheating character of his upcoming movie, Jonathan is building a tragic melodrama with two familiar characters on the pages of his novel. In bedrooms, supermarkets and at rehearsals, both partners are feeling reality as if it were an ephemeral piece of cloth – transparent, yet clearly perceptible. How far will they go to escape the unpleasant reality of a relationship at an impasse? In his feature debut, Fabian Stumm, who also portrays Boris, cuts to the bone. He masterfully builds layers of film reality to guide us, in subtle gestures, through an irresistible cluster of romantic experiences and twists.

  • Germany / 2023
  • 104 min / DCP
  • German, French
  • Subtitles: Czech, English
  • Directors: Fabian Stumm
  • Writers: Fabian Stumm
  • Cast: Fabian Stumm, Knut Berger, Marie-Lou Sellem, Susie Meyer, Magnus Mariuson
  • Salzgeber & Co Medien GmbH
  • Praha: Mon 6 Nov 2023 / 8:30 pm / Kino Lucerna, velký sál Buy
  • Praha: Tue 7 Nov 2023 / 6:30 pm / Edison Filmhub Buy
  • Brno: Wed 15 Nov 2023 / 6:00 pm / Kino Art, velký sál Buy
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