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Title Styx [(DVD) videorecording] / Schiwago Film, Amour Fou Vienna, WDR, ARTE ; directed by Wolfgang Fischer ; written by Ika Künzel, Wolfgang Fischer ; produced by Marcos Kantis, Martin Lehwald, Michal Pokorny.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction-NEW  F STYX    DUE 07-14-20
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction-NEW  F STYX    DUE 07-15-20
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction-NEW  F STYX    DUE 07-14-20
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
stereo rdacpc
5.1 Dolby Digital
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1, 16:9 widescreen; 5.1 surround sound, 2.0 stereo.
Language English and German with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Widescreen 1.85:1, region 1, NTSC, closed captions.
Cast Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa.
Credits Director of photography, Benedict Neuenfels ; editor, Monika Willi ; music, Dirk von Lowtzow.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2018.
Bonus features: commentary by director Wolfgang Fischer and Susanne Wolff; theatrical trailer.
Bonus short film: Ashmina / directed by Dekel Berenson.
Widescreen 1.85:1.
Event Filmed on location in Malta - North Rhine, Westphalia, Gibraltar.
Audience Not rated.
Summary ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film Wolff is never less than remarkable in a riveting role as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological, and moral limits.
Subject Women sailors -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Sailing -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Medical drama -- Videodiscs.
Boat people -- Africa -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Refugees -- Africa -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Rescues -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 2000-2099 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Foreign films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Fischer, Wolfgang, 1970- film director, screenwriter.
Kantis, Marcos, film producer.
Lehwald, Martin, 1965- film producer.
Pokorny, Michal, 1969- film producer.
Künzel, Ika, 1978- screenwriter.
Wolff, Susanne, 1973- actor.
Wekesa, Gedion Oduor, actor.
Schiwago Film, production company.
Amour Fou Filmproduktion, production company.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk, production company.
Arte France cinéma (Firm), production company.
Film Movement (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Ashmina (Motion picture)
Standard No. 850003924205
Music No. DV0538 Film Movement
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