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The Golden Glove

Friday, September 27 - Saturday, September 28, 2019


    From acclaimed filmmaker Fatih Akin (Head-On, The Edge of Heaven, In The Fade) comes a gruesome tale of notorious German serial killer Fritz Honka who haunted Hamburg’s red light district in the 1970s. Based on the novel of the same name, THE GOLDEN GLOVE follows Honka as he frequents his favorite bar, the “Golden Glove,” where schmaltzy German songs move the boozy bar hounds to tears and drinking is a reflex against pain and longing. There, Honka, a pitiful loser chasing after lonely women, keeps more than just secrets in the attic. 

    Official selection: Berlin Int’l Film Festival; Fantastic Fest

    “Impressive… Doggedly unflinching.” – Screen International

    • Country Germany
    • Language In German with English subtitles.
    • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
    • Running Time 110 minutes
    • Director Fatih Akin