Showing a deftness for handling such emotional material, writer/director Bastian Günther expands Trunschka’s headhunting expedition into a captivating and subtle examination of failure. He’s aided by lead actor Ulrich Tukur, who delivers a fearless portrayal of a man searching for new ways to hit bottom as he flings himself down the slopes of self-loathing with all the gusto of a certain cartoon coyote. Houston dives unflinchingly deep into the heart of Texas and comes up with something as surprising as it is precious: hope. - J. K.
About the Director
Cast and Credits
Director: Bastian Günther
Screenwriter: Bastian Günther
Producers: Martin Heisler, Joachim Ortmanns, Anne Walker-McBay
Cinematographer: Michael Kotschi
Editor: Anne Fabini
Production Designers: Christiane Krumwiede, Jeff Hartmann
Music: Michael Rother, NEU!
Principal Cast: Ulrich Tukur, Garret Dillahunt, Wolfram Koch, Jenny Schily, Jason Douglas, Jens Münchow
Contact: Martin Heisler / Lichtblick Media / email@example.com / +49 307 6239 7370