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Distant Lights (2003)
"Lichter" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  31 July 2003 (Germany)
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This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many single characters creates a picture of life in this region: Some Ukrainians want to cross... See full summary »

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Andrzej Górak ...
LKW Fahrer
Anna Yanovskaya ...
Anna (as Anna Janowskaja)
Sergey Frolov ...
Dimitri (as Sergej Frolov)
Bartek Wójtowicz ...
Petja
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Kolya
Andrej Liousikov ...
Oleg
Sergey Kalantay ...
Flüchtling
Nikolaus Kieselmann ...
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Juri Konkov ...
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Wojciech Klimowicz ...
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Boris Raskin ...
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Jana Pfeffer ...
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Martin Kiefer ...
Marko
Peter Obermann ...
Zollbeamter
Alice Dwyer ...
Katharina
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This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many single characters creates a picture of life in this region: Some Ukrainians want to cross the border illegal to get into Germany, a company wants to build a new factory, a Polish taxi driver desperately needs money to buy his daughter a communion dress, and so on. Written by Benjamin Stello

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At least something to think about
21 January 2004 | by (Rostock, Deutschland) – See all my reviews

The acting was good, and the story kind of interesting.

I don´t think it is an important film, but it gives you something to think about. To think about human behaviour etc.

To be a really good film I missed a lot of explanations. For example why the family wanted to leave the Ukraine. Why they took a little baby with them? I wouldn`t make such a dangerous journey with a baby if it wouldn`t be really necessary. So the story about the Ukrainians didn`t work for me.

6/10.


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