2021 Cannes Jury Prize–Un certain regard
2021 Sarajevo Best Film, Best Actor (G. Friedrich), CICAE Art Cinema Award

In post-war Germany, Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. Due to paragraph 175, his desire for freedom is systematically destroyed. The one steady relationship in his life becomes his long time cell mate, Viktor, a convicted murderer. What starts as revulsion grows into something called love. Awarded at both 2021 the Un certain regard section at Cannes where it premiered and later at Sarajevo, Great Freedom is a political romance about freedom, resistance, and resilience.

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