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2023 / 100' / Germany

A teenage girl’s family falls for a cosmic cult promising salvation in a higher existence on Jupiter. As flashbacks leading deeper into the past unravel the family’s struggle to get a hold on life, the girl has to decide if to follow her parents or to make her own way on earth.


Screenings schedule:

19.07.2024 at 17:00, House of Cinema, 6 Saksaganskogo Street (Kyiv), Red Hall




Benjamin Pfohl studied at the University of Television and Film Munich, where he wrote and directed various short films. As a DAAD scholar he lived and worked in Buenos Aires and Tunis. His graduation short JUPITER (2019) competed in more than seventy film festivals worldwide and was selected for the BAFTA Student Film Awards. JUPITER (2023), based on that short, is his debut feature. Benjamin is alumnus of the Les Arcs Film School Village and San Sebastian’s NEST program.

Selected filmography

  • Jupiter (2019)

  • Ghosts (short film, 2014)

  • Amazigh Ghostland (short film, 2014)


Producer: Martin Kosok, Alexander Fritzemeyer

Screenwriter: Benjamin Pfohl, Silvia Wolkan

DOP: Tim Kuhn

Composer: Gary Hirche

Cast: Mariella Aumann, Laura Tonke, Andreas Döhler, Ulrich Matthes

Production: DREIFILM

Rightsholder: DREIFILM GmbH


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