Cannes 2013: Drafthouse Films Acquires ‘Nothing Bad Can Happen’

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Deadline announced today that Drafthouse Films picked up the North American rights to the German film Nothing Bad Can Happen from writer/director Katrin Gebbe. The film follows a young Christian punk rocker who falls in with a family who put him through a cruel game to test his faith.

The film will next screen at Fantastic Fest in September, with a multiplatform release sometime in 2014.  Hit the jump for the full synopsis and to view a clip from the film.

Young Tore belongs to the Jesus Freaks, a Christian punk movement rebelling against established religion whilst at the same time following Jesus’ precepts of love. One day, in what appears to be a miracle, Tore manages to repair a car which has broken down and gets to know the driver, Benno. Before long, Tore moves into a tent in Benno’s garden and gradually becomes part of his family. But Benno can’t resist playing a cruel game, designed to test Tore’s faith. As the violence become more and more extreme, Tore’s capacity for love is pushed to its limits.