Germany’s parliament is in disarray as talks surrounding the ‘Jamaica coalition’ fall apart, leaving lawmakers struggling to decide whether to hold snap elections, form a minority government or begin a fresh set of negotiations. Amidst the uncertainty, 25-year-old Philipp Amthor, the youngest representative in the federal parliament, stresses the importance of a swift resolution to avoid lasting damage to the country.
Against this backdrop, “Third Person” brings viewers an up-close and personal look at the challenges facing Amthor as he navigates the complex world of German politics. From his campaign for the conservative CDU party to the looming possibility of facing voters again in new snap elections, the documentary explores the young politician’s struggle to unite a divided parliament and lead Germany forward. With unprecedented access to Amthor and his colleagues, “Third Person” presents a gripping portrait of a nation in crisis, and the young lawmaker who is determined to find a way out.