Western

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Western

Directed by Valeska Grisebach

  • Germany, Bulgaria, Austria 2017; 120 min
  • Original version: German
  • Genre: Fiction
    • The Wilf Family Foundation Award Honorary Mention - Jerusalem FF
    • Propeller of Motovun, FIPRESCI Prize - Motovun FF
    • Grand Prix, FIPRESCI Prize - T-Mobile New Horizons IFF

Synopsis

A group of German workers sets off to a construction site in the border region between Bulgaria and Greece. This foreign land and its breath-taking landscape awaken the men’s sense of adventure. 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 men begin to compete for recognition and favor from the local villagers.

Production

  • KOMPLIZEN FILM

     

  • CHOUCHKOV BROTHERS

     

  • COOP99 FILMPRODUKTION

     

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