The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Paul Auster - What if

Germany | 2018 | 52 min
English | Subtitles in English
Author: Sabine Lidl
Cinematography: Dani Levy, Kai Rostásy, Filip Zumbrunn
Editing: Gerwin Lucas
Director: Sabine Lidl


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North American Premiere

“What if...?” is the question that echoes throughout 4321, the latest book from acclaimed American author Paul Auster. This monumental novel tells the story of a young man of Jewish origin, born in 1947 and living in New Jersey. Intertwining reality and fiction, this documentary uses the work of literature as a springboard to explore contemporary US politics and history. Richly interspersed with extracts from interviews, including with Auster’s wife, Siri Hustvedt, the film takes a closer look at the work and preoccupations of a giant of American literature.


Sabine Lidl

Born in April 29, 1970 in Seefeld, Bavaria. 1988 graduate secondary school
from 1989-92 education at the theatre as a make-up artist in Munich work as a make-up artist for Film, TV and Comercials
with Directors: Dani Levy, Tom Tykwer,Wim Wenders, Rainer Kaufmann...

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Filmography | Die Vielen Gesichter Der Emma Thompson/ The Manny Faces of Emma Thompson (2016) ; Paul Auster - In the Land of Strangeness (2019)

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