Tom Tykwer Directing German-Language Film 'Drei' Next

September 22, 2009

Tom Tykwer

Run Lola Run and Perfume director Tom Tykwer is set to make his first German-language feature in nearly a decade titled Drei (which means Three in German). The film is a comedy-drama centered on a love triangle. Tykwer's last German-language film was The Princess and the Warrior from 2000. Produced by Berlin-based X Filme, Drei is described as a "tragicomic film about love, morality and gender in late modern Germany, set against late modern Berlin backdrops -- a story of a love triangle with social and cultural-philosophical depth." Sounds like it could be a good return to form for Tykwer and a return to homeland.

Although I didn't really care for The International, I still love Tykwer, and just think back to Run Lola Run or one of my all-time favorites, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. If anyone also saw Paris Je T'aime, his sequence in that film was one of the best sequences in the film, and it sounds like Drei will be closer to the sensibilities of that story more than anything else. If that's the case, then I'm already looking forward to this. I expect we'll see Drei at an upcoming film festival in the next few years. The project just received about $1 million in funding from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. We'll keep you updated on any developments.

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I loved The International...give it another try, Alex. Greetings from Germany

Roman on Sep 22, 2009

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