My brother’s name is Robert and he’s an idiot of Philip Gröning was previewed at the Goethe Institute, March 11, 2019, in Paris.
The film in competition, selected at the Berlinale 2018 is the second film by German director Philip Gröning (The Great Silence).
This film, drama of 2 hours 54, retraces the last weekend of two twins before the resumption of classes at the end of school holidays. These forty-eight hours of summer for twins, Josef Mattes and Julia Zange, are stifling, and take them to hell, nothingness.
Pierre Eisenreich of Positive magazine exchanged with Philip Groning at the end of the screening of the film. As a result, the public was able to discover the methodology of the German director. The release of the film is scheduled for March 20.
My brother’s name is Robert and it’s an idiot was produced by Philip Gröning Filmproduktion and Bavaria in Germany, with L Films in France, in co-production with Ventura Film (Switzerland). International sales of the film are handled by The Match Factory.