A female writer and her relationships with two different men, one joyous and one introverted.

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Die Frau
Lisa Kreuzer ...
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Malina
Can Togay ...
Ivan
Fritz Schediwy ...
Vater
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Mutter
Libgart Schwarz ...
Fräulein Jellinek
Elisabeth Krejcir ...
Lina
Peter Kern ...
Bulgare
Jenny Drivala ...
Opernsängerin
Wiebke Frost ...
Schwester der Frau
Lolita Chammah ...
Kind
David Philipp Kotai ...
Ivans Kind Bela
David Salomonowitz ...
Ivans Kind Andras
Andre Mueller ...
Herr Mühlbauer
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A female writer and her relationships with two different men, one joyous and one introverted.

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Adrift in Consciousness
8 April 2011 | by (Russian Federation, Ivanovo) – See all my reviews

Malina is incredibly complex drama on the nature of insanity and to watch it, especially in the beginning, is quite a labour. A woman believes that she is a writer and all her men are fruits of her ill consciousness or personages of her unwritten book or alter egos of her split imagination. And episode after episode her consciousness keeps deteriorating more and more but the end breaks everything once again so all that was happening comes up in absolutely different light and changes its meaning. Malina is an anagram of 'animal' and it isn't accidental but symbolic to the entire surrealistic content of the film. Malina is unique and utterly fabulous movie having many layers of narration and visualization.


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