Gretchen travels to the German Alps with her father and stepmother. In the resort town where they are staying, she comes across some dark secrets. She hears strange noises and is plagued by frightening visions of a woman chasing her. Gretchen is drawn into a conspiracy involving bizarre experiments by the resort’s owner that echoes back generations…
by Tilman Singer
with Hunter Schafer, Dan Stevens, Jessica Henwick, Marton Csókás, Jan Bluthardt, Mila Lieu, Greta Fernández, Proschat Madani, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Konrad Singer, Kalin Morrow
Germany / USA 2024 English, German, French 102’ Colour World premiere


  • Hunter Schafer (Gretchen)
  • Dan Stevens (Mr. König)
  • Jessica Henwick (Beth)
  • Marton Csókás (Luis)
  • Jan Bluthardt (Henry)
  • Mila Lieu (Alma)
  • Greta Fernández (Trixie)
  • Proschat Madani (Dr. Bonomo)
  • Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey (Ed)
  • Konrad Singer (Erik)
  • Kalin Morrow (The Hooded Woman)


Director Tilman Singer
Screenplay Tilman Singer
Cinematography Paul Faltz
Editing Terel Gibson, Philipp Thomas
Music Simon Waskow
Sound Design Jeff Pits, Odin Benitez, Jonas Lux, Steffen Pfauth, Torsten Zumhof
Sound Michael Schlömer
Sound Mixing Jonathan Wales, Henning Hein
Production Design Dario Mendez Acosta
Costumes Frauke Firl
Make-Up Astrid Weber, Hannah Fischer
Assistant Director Madli Moos
Casting Sabine Schwedhelm, Tamsyn Manson
Producers Markus Halberschmidt, Josh Rosenbaum, Maria Tsigka, Ken Kao, Thor Bradwell
Executive Producers Tom Quinn, Jeff Deutchman, Jason Wald, Emily Thomas, Ryan Friscia

Waypoint Entertainment

Tilman Singer

Born in Leipzig, Germany in 1988, he studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. His debut feature film, Luz, premiered at the 2018 Berlinale in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section. He currently lives and works in Berlin.


2014 Bold Strokes; short experimental documentary · The Events at Mr. Yamamoto’s Alpine Residence; short film 2016 El fin del mundo; short film · Woman – Fever; music video 2018 Luz 2024 Cuckoo

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024