WARUM KANN DER TEUFEL NICHT SCHÖN SEIN (2021)
(engl. Why Can't The Devil Be Beautiful)
written & directed by DANIAL SHEKAR
produced by RED ANVIL PRODUCTIONS
premiered at DokFest 2021 - 05.05. - 23.05.2021
Selected at EUROPA FILM FESTIVAL (31.03. - 06.04.2021)
Selected at DOKFEST MÜNCHEN 2021 (05.05. - 23.05.2021)
Selected at LIFT OFF NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL (01.07. - 01.08.2021)
Nominated for FFF Nachwuchs Förderpreis Bayern - DOKFEST MÜNCHEN 2021
While searching for the purpose in life and reaching for his goals, Danial Shekar also gets hit by the cold reality that a lot of the times you do fail on your way to your dreams.
He sets up a plan to go on a journey possibly larger than himself. A one way trip from Munich to Berlin by foot. Over 570km in 7 days. With nothing on his back than his supplies and the weight of his past traumas and failures. On the way he faces new challenges, that are pushing him both mentally and physically. So far in fact, that the damage taken from this journey, left him a dark whole, that he is now fighting to get out of.
What does it mean to bend your dreams for the sake of societies expectations. How much are you willing to give to reach your dreams? These thoughts haunt him every day.
He concludes this journey by making amends with the past and accepting the fact that not every story is not a hero story, but that of an individual trying to reach his dreams and tries its best on the way.