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Genesis and Catastrophe (2000)

 -  Drama | Short  -  12 October 2000 (USA)
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In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies, and her husband is pessimistic about the ... See full summary »

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Ulrich Trimpo ...
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In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies, and her husband is pessimistic about the survival of this one. But both Karla and the doctor believe this one will survive unfortunately, it turns out. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A masterpiece of the short film genre.
6 February 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

"Genesis and Catastrophe" should be required viewing for all short filmmakers. With a perfect three act structure, pristine direction, eagle-eye cinematography, flawless editing, stellar performances, superb art direction, and dazzling producing, it is a masterpiece of the short film genre.


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