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Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes (2022)

Opens on June 24

Director: Kevin Kopacka Run Time: 73 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Country: Germany
Language: German

The Midwest Premiere was presented at the Film Center as part of Nightmares Film Festival 2021 where Frederik von Lüttichau won Best Supporting Performance.

About the film:

Premiered at the 2021 FrightFest UK. Margot, who comes from a noble family, has inherited a run down castle that she inspects together with her ill-tempered husband Dieter. When they arrive at the keep, their relationship is put to a test, as their sanity slowly deteriorates.

“A gorgeous, ethereal movie full of surprising twists that deftly shift genres.”

—Megean Navarro for Bloody Disgusting

About the filmmaker:

Kevin Kopacka is an Austrian-Sri Lankan director, painter and video artist. He grew up in Graz, Austria and moved to Berlin, Germany in 2006. In 2007 he started his studies of Fine Art at the University of Arts, Berlin in the class of Japanese artist Leiko Ikemura and graduated as Master Student in 2012. Based in Berlin, he has exhibited his art in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, France and the USA. His projects, including the short films Hades (2015), Everyonce (2015), and Dylan (2017), are often abstract and usually deal with paranormal and metaphysical elements.

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