When Phil returns home from summer camp he finds that his mother and twin sister, aren’t speaking to one another. Unwilling to confront his family during the last of the summer holidays, Phil escapes to hang out with his best friend. As the school year begins, a new student arrives, the handsome and mysterious Nicholas. Infatuated, Phil watches his crush and is thrilled when Nicholas returns his feelings.
Writer| Director: Jakob M. Erwa
Running time: 115 min.
Country: Germany / Austria
Language: German w|English subtitles
Rating: N|R (Full frontal nudity)
Starring: Louis Hofmann, Sabine Timoteo, Ada Philine Stappenbeck, Jannik Schümann
Based on the Novel: The Center of My World by Andreas Steinhöfel
FESTIVALS: Germany: Berlinale Panorama, Munich IFF; Poland: OFF CAMERA IFF; Canada: Toronto LGBT FF, Ontario, Reelout FF, Montreal World FF; UK Frameline, US: San Francisco, Raindance FF, Palm Springs IFF; Moscow IFF; Italy Giffoni FF; CPH PIX / Buster IFF Denmark; LesGaiCineMad FF, AndaLesGai FF, Spain; Italy: Florence Queer Festival; Pink Screens FF, Belgium
AWARDS: Best Feature Film (ex-aequo), Florence Queer Festival 2016; Jury Award for First Feature – Frameline; Audience Award, Festival of German Films Ludwigshafen, Audience Award, Damn These Heels LGBT FF