Styx

Run time does not include previews1 hr 34 min | Drama | Not Rated
Styx
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  • Release Date
    February 27, 2019
  • Rating
    Not Rated
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Director
    Wolfgang Fischer
  • Starring
    Susanne Wolff, Gedion Wekesa Oduor, Alexander Beyer, Inga Birkenfeld
  • Distributor
    Film Movement
Synopsis
Premiering at the Berlinale, where it opened the Panorama Special section, STYX is work of unrelenting intensity & technical brilliance. ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film Wolff is never less than remarkable in a riveting role as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological, and moral limits.
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Synopsis
Premiering at the Berlinale, where it opened the Panorama Special section, STYX is work of unrelenting intensity & technical brilliance. ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film Wolff is never less than remarkable in a riveting role as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological, and moral limits.