Philipp Humm, a former executive at Amazon and T-Mobile has made his feature film directing debut with The Last Faust, an adaptation of Goethe’s Faust 1 & 2.
Steven Berkoff and Martin Hancock star in the film (which was co-directed by Dominik Wieschermann) is scheduled for release in November – and the below trailer makes it look like a visually impressive art piece, a cinematic trip into a colour tinted future from hell.
I’m digging it.
Here’s the synopsis:
”The movie has transposed the 500-year old allegorical tale of Faust’s pact with the Devil to Silicon Valley in the year 2059. Humanity is on the brink of extinction as Artificial Intelligence (AI) heralds a new dawn of technological superiority.
The film stars screen and theatre legend Steven Berkoff as damned tech CEO Dr. Goodfellow. It also stars Martin Hancock as Faust and Glyn Dilley as Mephisto. This audacious production is the directorial debut of the London-based German artist, Philipp Humm. Co-directed by Dominik Wieschermann, the film has condensedGoethe’s epic into a 108-minute feature film”