Julius is an eloquent museum keeper who is loved by those around him. One day he invites his colleagues on a sailing trip, but little by little it turns out that Julius is not who he seems to be. Will Julius destroy the construct of lies around his identity ?
AXIOM by Jöns Jönsson (LAMENTO) premiered at the Berlinale 2022 as part of Encounters and poses the question of the longing for another life. Starring Moritz Treuenfels (THE ROYAL GAME).
DIRECTOR: Jöns Jönsson
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 108 min
RELEASE: Filmperlen, June 30, 2022
Jönsson’s carefully composed script does not try to make a moral statement on how Julius leads his friends on. Rather, he lets his character’s own house of cards slowly crumble on him.CINEUROPA
Jöns Jönsson has crafted a captivating character study with his sophomore feature AXIOM that’s as insightful as it is unsettling. A knockout.AWARDSDAILY
a standout in this year's Berlinale Encounters sectionVARIETY
AXIOM is one of the strongest German entries at the Berlinale 2022BLICKPUNKT:FILM