Valeska Grisebach's LONGING wins the Special Jury Award at Buenos Aires International Film Festival (11-23 April 2006)

Valeska Grisebach's LONGING (SEHNSUCHT) was awarded the Special Jury Prize at this year's Buenos Aires International Film Festival.


Set in a village in the Brandenburg countryside in late winter, the film's action centers on a man, who serves in the local voluntary fire brigade, and a woman who have loved each other since their childhood. They are inseparable. When the man then gets involved in an affair, he takes up his shotgun and aims at his heart...

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