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GERMANY , Bulgaria , Austria | 120 minutes | 2017

Modern-day ramble against a backdrop of prejudice and hostility between a group of German workers and some ornery Bulgarian villagers. A group of German workers arrive in a remote corner of Bulgaria to set up a worksite. The language barrier combined with a hostile reception by the villagers lead to violent tensions. Produced by Maren Ade (Toni Erdmann, Louve d’or at FNC 2016), Western relies on a subtly woven story in which the play of alliances and small betrayals threatens to turn a standoff into something much worse.

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Programs

Friday October 6, 2017

Program #53
18:55
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Program #184
14:30
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Valeska Grisebach

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Valeska Grisebach
  • Interpreter Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov, Veneta Frangova

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  • Films Boutique

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