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Lars Eidinger as Richard III

photo: © Arno Declair

LARS EIDINGER – TO BE OR NOT TO BE (March 2023)

Lars Eidinger is one of Germany's most talented and versatile actors with his love of improvisation and physical acting style.

LARS EIDINGER – TO BE OR NOT TO BE seeks to dispel some of the mystique surrounding this exceptional actor's unique art and also provide an exciting insight into the world of theatre and filmmaking. 

Documentary (2022)

Cinema release in Germany: March 2023

Script, director, DoP: Reiner Holzemer

A RH Film production, in co-production with BR/ARTE

supported by FFF Bayern, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, DFFF and the cultural funding of Land Salzburg

German distributor: www.filmweltverleih.de

Austrian distributor: www.https://www.filmladen.at

FESTIVAL INVITATIONS

Oct 22, 2022

Vienna International Film Festival
Austria

Oct 4, 2022

Filmfest Hamburg
Germany
PRESS

"He might be the greatest Shakespearean actor you've never heard of."
The New York Times

The New Yorker

November 1, 2022

A "Hamlet" that isn't a bummer

In a full-tilt production at BAM, Lars Eidinger gives the sad prince a punk, chaotic edge and turns familiar tragedy into Dionysian revel.

The New York Times

October 19, 2022

Method Acting? Lars Eidinger Just Wants to ‘Become Myself’

He might be the greatest Shakespearean actor you’ve never heard of. At last, New Yorkers will get to see his no-holds-barred portrayal of Hamlet in Thomas Ostermeier’s production at BAM.

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