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PLACES IN CITIES (PLÄTZE IN STÄDTEN)

PLACES IN CITIES

Mimmi is nineteen years old and is approaching her final school exams. During a school trip to France she spends a night with a man she has met there. On her return to Germany, she discovers that she is pregnant. She returns to Paris.


Angela Schanelec was born in 1962. She studied Acting at the College of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main from 1982-1984, and worked at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, Berlin's Schaubühne and the Schauspielhaus in Bochum from 1984-1991. She studied at the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin from 1990-1995, graduating with MY SISTER'S GOOD FORTUNE, winner of the German Critics' Prize 1996. Her other films include: SCHÖNE GELBE FARBE (1991), WEIT ENTFERNT (1991), PRAG, MÄRZ 92 (1992), I STAYED IN BERLIN ALL SUMMER (1993), PLACES IN CITIES (1998, Cannes Un Certain Regard), PASSING SUMMER (2001, Berlinale Forum), MARSEILLE (2004, Cannes Un Certain Regard 2005), AFTERNOON (2007), ORLY (2010, Berlinale Forum), THE BRIDGES OF SARAJEVO: PRINCIP TEXTE (2014, Cannes Special Screenings), THE DREAMED PATH (2016, Locarno In Competition), and I WAS AT HOME, BUT... (2019, Berlinale In Competition).
Category Feature
Director Angela Schanelec
Screenplay Angela Schanelec
Cinematography Reinhold Vorschneider
Angela Schanelec, Bettina Boehler
Cast Martin Jackowski, Jérôme Robart, Friederike Kammer, Sophie Aigner, Marie-Lou Sellem, Katharina Eckerfeld, Tobias Langhoff, Mischa Sideris
Producers Michael Weber, Florian Koerner von Gustorf
Production Company Schramm Film Koerner & Weber/Berlin, in co-production with ZDF
Length 117 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German/French
Subtitled Version French/English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Cannes 1998 (Un Certain Regard), Viennale 2019

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