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western_komplizenhp A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote building site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted with their own prejudice and mistrust due to the language barrier and cultural differences. The stage is quickly set for a showdown when two men begin to compete for recognition and favor from the local villagers.


Buch und Regie Valeska Grisebach

mit Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov, Veneta Frangipova, Viara Borisova

Director of Photography Bernhard Keller
Set Designer Beatrice Schultz
Costume Designer Veronika Albert
Production Sound Mixer Uve Haußig
Editor Bettina Böhler
ProduzentInnen Janine Jackowski, Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade, Valeska Grisebach, Antonin Svoboda, Bruno Wagner, Boris Chouchkov und Viktor Chouchkov

ValeskaGrisebach(C) Iris Janke_hpValeska Grisebach studied Philosophy and German Studies in Berlin, Munich and Vienna. In 1993 she began studying to be a director at the Viennese Film Academy under Peter Patzak, Wolfgang Glück and Michael Haneke. Her graduation film BE MY STAR was nominated for the Adolf-Grimme-Award in 2002 and received the Critics’ Award at the Toronto International Film Festival as well as the Grand Jury Award at the Turin Film Festival. Her second feature film, LONGING, premiered in 2006 in the Berlinale Competition. The film received several awards, including the Special Jury Award in Buenos Aires, the Grand Prix Asturias at the Gijón International Film Festival and the Special Jury Award at the Warsaw International Film Festival.

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Drama | D, A, BUL 2017 | 121minvon / by Valeska Grisebach