Morris from America

With actors Craig Robinson and Markees Christmas.

When his father (Craig Robinson), a widower and soccer coach, moves to Germany for a job, 13-year-old Morris (Markees Christmas) must adapt to life in a totally new environment. He tries to fit in at his new school, but faces social rejection from his peers. As his father, too, struggles to connect and to move on from his wife’s death, Morris struggles with racism, culture shock, the language barrier, infatuation, and his budding talent for rapping.

Links: IMDB
Genre(s): Comedy; Drama; Romance

About Kumars Salehi

Kumars Salehi is a PhD student in German Literature and Culture. Broadly, he is interested in the relationships between media (primarily film, but also news media) and political consciousness. His research interests include Marxism; the Frankfurt School; German Idealism; and German and Scandinavian modernist/art cinema.
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