Yella / Edition Deutscher Film

Following a near-death experience, Yella (Nina Hoss) flees her eastern German hometown, failed marriage and broken dreams to start over again in Hanover. By chance she finds work with ambitious and determined young executive Philipp (Devid Striesow) and enters a ruthless world of big business and cutthroat boardroom deals for which she finds her looks, quick wits and icy demeanor major assets. But just as Yella seems poised to fully realise her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to destroy her new life. Featuring an enigmatic performance from Nina Hoss in the title role, Christian Petzold s stylish new film is both a compelling thriller and an unsettling mystery that grips until right until its