Return to Montauk

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Return to Montauk
Rückkehr nach Montauk.jpg
Directed byVolker Schlöndorff
Produced byRegina Ziegler
Til Schweiger
Stéphane Parthenay
Francis Boespflug
Conor Barry
Mike Downey
Sam Taylor
Holger Reibiger
Written byVolker Schlöndorff
Colm Tóibín
Based onMontauk
by Max Frisch
StarringStellan Skarsgård
Nina Hoss
Niels Arestrup
CinematographyJérôme Alméras
Edited byHervé Schneid
Gaumont Film Company
Ziegler Film
Distributed byWild Bunch
Release date
  • 15 February 2017 (2017-02-15) (Berlin)
Running time
105 minutes
Box office$330.000[1]

Return to Montauk (Rückkehr nach Montauk) is a 2017 German drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff.[2] It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]


During a book tour in the United States, Max meets and falls in love with a young woman. Many years later, Max returns to the United States, hoping to reunite with his former lover.

The plot is broadly inspired by Max Frisch's 1975 novel Montauk.


Wolff, Schlöndorff and Hoss at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival


The shooting started in New York in April 2016.[5][6][7]


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  2. ^ "Rückkehr nach Montauk: Schlöndorff dreht mit Nina Hoss". Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Press Releases Competition 67th Berlinale - Competition and Berlinale Special - Danny Boyle, Hong Sangsoo, Thomas Arslan, Volker Schlöndorff, Sabu, Álex de la Iglesia and Josef Hader's Directorial Debut in the Competition Programme". Berlinale. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  4. ^ Olga Lezhneva IMDb
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