Clemens Schick, Jella Haase, Moritz Leu – actors – Four Kings
After meeting director Theresa Von Eltz, FRED’s Chiara Nicoletti meets the protagonists of FOUR KINGS, actors ClemensSchick, Jella Haase and Moritz Leu to comment with them the intent and message of the film.
The film states something very important through the voice of Clemens Schick‘s character, the psychiatrist: What makes you odd now will be what makes you special when you grow up. This is the essence of the film and it is what turn the four adolescents into FOUR KINGS.
FOUR KINGS: Christmas is approaching, and with it, the desire for harmony, beauty, light and hope. Being unable to cope with her parents’ conflict, Alex (16) makes a radical decision. A day later she finds herself in the adolescent psychiatric emergency unit. There she meets three other young people: Lara (17), the striking daughter from an academic family, who’s having acidflashbacks; shy Fedja (16), who is being bullied at school; and violent Timo (17), who has just been moved from the closed ward. Under the care of the young psychiatrist Dr. Wolff (38), they will spend a Christmas together that none of them will ever forget.
A heart wrenching drama about four young, smart, damaged youths who must spend their Christmas holiday in a juvenile psychiatric clinic. Together, alone and confronted by an unconventional psychiatrist, they will have a Christmas that they’ll never forget.