Goethe Pop Up Seattle and the German Film Academy present Styx (2019) as part of the film festival “…and the winners are…”.
The film directed by Wolfgang Fischer is shot on the open sea and shows emergency physician Rike on a vacation sailing voyage in the wake of Charles Darwin. Alone, she sets sail in her yacht from Gibraltar. Her destination is Ascension Island in the Atlantic. After a heavy storm, she discovers an overloaded, damaged cutter near her ship. More than a hundred people may drown if she does not act.
Photo © Benjamin Neuenfels (DOP)