Narcissus and Goldmund

Narziss und Goldmund

Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky

Cast: Emilia Schüle, Jannis Niewöhner, Sabin Tambrea

Based on the bestseller by Nobel Prize in Literature-winning author Hermann Hesse. From the director of the Academy Award-winning The Counterfeiters. In the Middle Ages, young, unruly Goldmund is sent to a monastery by his father to atone for the sins of his mother, who abandoned them. There he meets Narcissus, a brilliant, scholarly novice. A unique life-long friendship is born. Narcissus remains detached from the world in prayer and meditation. Goldmund, who is passionate and impulsive, runs away to live a wanderer’s life. His amorous and artistic adventures leads him to the extremes of both ecstasy and pain. One day these friends cross paths again.