Bloom of Yesterday

Directed by Chris Kraus. 125 minutes. Not Rated. German and French with subtitles.

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In partnership with The Goethe-Institut Boston, Amherst Cinema is proud to present New Films From Germany, with a special focus on the work of emerging directors.

Holocaust scholar Toto is, famously, also the grandson of a Nazi war criminal.

In organizing a conference, he takes on an intern whose grandmother was killed by the Nazis.

After a rocky start, the kookily mismatched pair bond, speak candidly about their familial legacies, and stumble toward romance.