Athens International Film Festival

I’M YOUR MAN / ICH BIN DEIN MENSCH

25/09/2021, 19:45, AEGLI ZAPPION

In search of funding for her research, a career-driven archaeologist is willing to become a guinea pig for a high tech company manufacturing ideal lovers. However, the alluring android matched to her, proves to be more human than expected from a comedy on the verge of being a science fiction film. And so an impressive cast & crew (among which the director of “Unorthodox” Maria Schrader and a doll of a man - literally and metaphorically - Dan Stevens of “Downton Abbey'') enter the arena of modern relationships, contemplating ideas such as the human condition and (unfulfilled) desires. Maren Eggert was awarded the Silver Berlin Bear.


GERMANY | 2021 | COLOR | DCP | 104’ | GERMAN

This feel-good science fiction comedy by Maria Schrader attempts to answer women’s in heterosexual relationships eternal question: ‘Who’s the perfect man?’ Alma is an archaeologist with an answer for everything but her lovelife is non-existent – characteristics routinely connected.

Due to eligibility, she is encouraged to participate in a three week experiment with an advanced android, the algorithm of which is programmed to gradually adapt perfectly to her character. One of the best feel-good suggestions of the year, with commercial possibilities (and probably a remake). It avoids easy solutions, it has such confidence that it can laugh with ‘typical’ female behaviours, while at the same time focuses, with good taste and flexibility of narration, on loneliness, the reasons for human misery and the meaning of love. Silver Bear for the protagonist, Maren Eggert. I.D

DIRECTOR: Maria Schrader
SCREENWRITERS: Jan Schomburg, Maria Schrader
DoP: Benedict Neuenfels
MUSIC: Tobias Wagner
EDITOR:Hansjörg Weißbrich
PRINCIPAL CAST: Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw

MARIA SCHRADER
German director born in Hanover in 1965. She studied at Vienna at ‘Max Reinhardt Seminar’. She has won, among others, an Emmy for the Netflix mini series ‘Unorthodox’.

FILMOGRAPHY
2021
I’m Your Man
2016 Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
2007 Love Life


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        A HERO / GHAHREMAN (Opening Film)

        A HERO / GHAHREMAN (Opening Film)

        23/09/2021, 21:00, IDEAL

        DUNE (Closing Film)

        DUNE (Closing Film)

        2/10/2021, 20:30, IDEAL
        2/10/2021, 20:30, DANAOS

        SUBLET

        SUBLET

        23/09/2021, 20:00, AEGLI ZAPPION
        27/09/2021, 22:15, GREEK FILM ARCHIVE

        TITANE

        TITANE

        24/09/2021, 21:00, DANAOS

        PETITE MAMAN

        PETITE MAMAN

        24/09/2021, 22:00, STELLA
        27/09/2021, 22:30, STELLA

        ZERO FUCKS GIVEN / RIEN À FOUTRE

        ZERO FUCKS GIVEN / RIEN À FOUTRE

        THE RUMBLE OF THE WORLD

        THE RUMBLE OF THE WORLD

        THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD / VERDENS VERSTE MENNESKE

        THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD / VERDENS VERSTE MENNESKE

        25/09/2021, 22:30, DANAOS

        WHERE IS ANNE FRANK

        WHERE IS ANNE FRANK

        26/09/2021, 18:30, MUNICIPAL THEATRE OF PIRAEUS
        27/09/2021, 22:45, IDEAL
        04/10/2021, 18:15, IDEAL

        WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY / GŪZEN TO SŌZŌ

        WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY / GŪZEN TO SŌZŌ

        26/09/2021, 19:00, DANAOS

        THE NIGHT BELONGS TO LOVERS / LA NUIT AUX AMANTS

        THE NIGHT BELONGS TO LOVERS / LA NUIT AUX AMANTS

        26/09/2021, 19:45, AEGLI ZAPPION

        LEAVE NO TRACES / ŻEBY NIE BYŁO ŚLADÓW

        LEAVE NO TRACES / ŻEBY NIE BYŁO ŚLADÓW

        26/09/2021, 21:00, MUNICIPAL THEATRE OF PIRAEUS
        29/09/2021, 20:30, FLERRY CINEMA

        THE LAST DUEL

        THE LAST DUEL

        26/09/2021, 21:15, IDEAL

        BELLE / RYU TO SOBAKASU NO HIME

        BELLE / RYU TO SOBAKASU NO HIME

        26/09/2021, 22:15, AEGLI ZAPPION
        30/09/2021, 19:45, FLERRY CINEMA

        ALI & AVA

        ALI & AVA

        27/09/2021, 20:00, DANAOS
        29/09/2021, 19:45, AEGLI ZAPPION

        BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN / BABARDEALĂ CU BUCLUC SAU PORNO BALAMUC

        BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN / BABARDEALĂ CU BUCLUC SAU PORNO BALAMUC

        27/09/2021, 20:15, IDEAL

        SWAN SONG

        SWAN SONG

        28/09/2021, 19:30, IDEAL
        2/10/2021, 19:30, FLERRY CINEMA

        RED ROCKET

        RED ROCKET

        28/09/2021, 22:00, IDEAL

        NINJABABY

        NINJABABY

        28/09/2021, 22:15, AEGLI ZAPPION
        3/10/2021, 19:30, FLERRY CINEMA

        THE INNOCENTS / DE USKYLDIGE

        THE INNOCENTS / DE USKYLDIGE

        29/09/2021, 19:30, IDEAL

        EARWIG

        EARWIG

        29/09/2021, 22:15, IDEAL

        NO / NÖ

        NO / NÖ

        30/09/2021, 19:15, DANAOS
        3/10/2021, 19:45, RIVIERA

        MEMORIA

        MEMORIA

        30/09/2021, 21:45, IDEAL

        FABIAN - GOING TO THE DOGS / FABIAN ODER DER GANG VOR DIE HUNDE

        FABIAN - GOING TO THE DOGS / FABIAN ODER DER GANG VOR DIE HUNDE

        1/10/2021, 20:30, DANAOS

        AFTER BLUE / PARADIS SALE

        AFTER BLUE / PARADIS SALE

        2/10/2021, 22:15, TRIANON

        THE DOG WHO WOULDN’T BE QUIET / EL PERRO QUE NO CALLA

        THE DOG WHO WOULDN’T BE QUIET / EL PERRO QUE NO CALLA

        3/10/2021, 20:00, IDEAL

        THE FRENCH DISPATCH

        THE FRENCH DISPATCH

        3/10/2021, 21:00, DANAOS