Alles ist Gut (All Good). 2018. Germany. Directed by Eva Trobisch. German with English subtitles. 90 min.
Eva Trobisch’s poised and formally restrained feature directorial debut poses questions about how one can resist victimization following sexual assault. Does one attempt to move past it or confront the crime and trauma head on? Aenne Schwarz (Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe) delivers a gut-wrenching performance as a woman trying to stay composed as she deals with the aftermath of a nightmarish evening that leaves an unerasable scar and affects all aspects of her life. This Best First Feature winner from the Locarno Film Festival puts on raw display a woman’s fight for her own dignity and sanity. A Netflix release