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An attempt to observe life from the outside - to gain distance, to not interfere, to just observe. Two young women sitting in a café on a summer day, a family arriving at the airport, an older woman sitting alone in a train, adult children standing in front of the hospital where their father is dying. Situations found everyday, a thousand times over. But what happens when you try to depict this normality?
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2000
Director Angela Schanelec
Screenplay Angela Schanelec
Cinematography Reinhold Vorschneider
Angela Schanelec, Bettina Böhler
David Hoffmann
Cast Andreas Patton, Ursina Lardi, Wolfgang Michael, Anne Tismer
Producers Michael Weber, Florian Koerner von Gustorf
Production Company Schramm Film Koerner & Weber, in co-production with ZDF
Runtime 85 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 2001 (Forum), Vienna 2001, Pusan 2001, Thessaloniki 2001, Rotterdam 2002, Gothenburg 2002, Viennale 2019
German Distributor Peripher Filmverleih/Berlin

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