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PHOENIX (2014) Movie Trailer 2: Betrayal & Revenge with a Film Noir Twist

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Phoenix Trailer 2. Christian Petzold‘s Phoenix (2014) movie trailer 2 stars Jeff Burrell, Megan Gay, Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, and Kirsten Block. Phoenix‘s plot synopsis: “A concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss) searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis, in this gripping drama from leading German filmmaker Christian Petzold (Jerichow, Barbara). Petzold returns with another story of a fiercely determined woman — and the deeply divided society to which she belongs — caught between a tragic past and an uncertain future.

Emerging from a concentration camp at the end of World War II, Nelly Lenz (played by the formidable Nina Hoss, Petzold’s regular star) undergoes significant reconstructive surgery to repair a serious facial injury caused by a bullet wound. Nelly wants everything to be exactly the way it was before the war — including her appearance — but it isn’t. Presumed dead by her friends and relatives, fixated on the memories of her former life and unable to accept the shattered reality before her, Nelly returns to Berlin to fulfill the dream that sustained her throughout her imprisonment: reuniting with her husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld, Hoss’s co-star in Barbara). But even as she scours the ravaged city to find him, she is haunted by terrible, whispered rumours: that it was Johnny himself who betrayed her to the Nazis.

We previously published these Phoenix articles:

PHOENIX (2014) Movie Trailer: Nina Hoss Seeks Revenge with New Face

Film Review: PHOENIX: An Intriguing Tale of Distrust & Disguise [LFF 2014]

Phoenix also stars Uwe Preuss and Eva Bay.

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