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THE CLIMB


Relationships aren't always easy. Mario knows that. One day things get so bad that his wife simply abandons him and his teenage daughters, Niki and Frida. Completely unable to cope with this situation, Mario has to figure out how to get along with the girls. This heartwarming film, REAL LOVE, is showing at the Gloria Palast at 9 p.m. In I WAS, I AM, I WILL BE (Sendlinger Tor at 6 p.m.), Marion and her Kurdish acquaintance Baran thought their marriage of convenience was a good idea, but it doesn't take long for real emotions to arise that neither had expected. It also becomes more and more difficult for each to keep his or own past a secret.

Best friends Mike and Kyle also struggle with their past. Friendships between men are supposed to be simple and easy to maintain. But when Kyle learns that Mike once had an affair with his fiancée, it's not clear whether their relationship can survive this news. THE CLIMB, at Rio 1 at 6 p.m., shows in episodes that even platonic relationships always need work if they're not to be lost.

Looking back at his relationships is the only thing that Paolo can still do. He has just died unexpectedly, and thanks to a mishap in the hereafter, he gets another 92 minutes on earth. But how is a person supposed to wrap up his whole life in 92 minutes? ORDINARY HAPPINESS is showing at Rio 1 at 8:30 p.m.

Fighting for his life is something that Zhou Zenong has to do in THE WILD GOOSE LAKE (Carl-Orff-Saal, 10:30 p.m.). This gangster accidentally killed a police officer in an altercation with a rival gang. Now he's on the run. Not only the police and the other gang are hunting him down; his own gang is trying to kill him as well. Sweetback is in a similar situation when he's wrongly accused of murder. He and Mu-Mu, a Black Panther, attempt to reach the Mexican border together. SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG, at HFF AudimaxX at 10:30 p.m., is a crazy road movie that is also considered one of the first blaxploitation films.

The Argentinian film LA FLOR is an extraordinary event at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN. This 14-hour work by the "El Pampero Cine" collective is being shown in three parts. Far from any regulations or subsidies, a colorful mixture of different genres has been created that the world hasn't yet seen in this form. Part one is showing at the Kinos Münchner Freiheit at 5 p.m.; parts two and three are showing on Wednesday and Thursday.