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Find Inner Peace with Schubert
22 June 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Just when you hoped to escape heavy-handed German pretentiousness it sneaks up on you, hidden in highly metaphorical intonations of Schubert's great song cycle "Winterreise", which accompanies Josef Bierbichler's (inner) journey from wintry Bavaria to arid Kenya, from captivating mental depression to liberation.

But for most of the time, despite Kekilli's wooden turn and some other positively eccentric acting in the supporting roles, it's a decent enough pic because Bierbichler stems it on his broad shoulders. He offers a real tour-de-force performance, aided by the accentuated direction and camera-work.

It could've been so much better without the arty touches of the later stages.

6 out of 10 phantom suns


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