In Comparison revisits issues explored in the director's 2007 two channel installation Comparison Via a Third. Spanning continents and cultures, the film focuses on the brick in its many ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hadewijch (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The aspirant nun Céline vel Hadewijch is invited to leave the convent where she studies and she returns to the house of her mother in Paris. Céline meets her outcast Muslim teenage friend ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Dumont
Stars: Julie Sokolowski, Karl Sarafidis, Yassine Salime
Bellissima (1952)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies.

Director: Luchino Visconti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella
Horse Money (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

"The time is now, a numbing and timeless present of hospital stays, bureaucratic questioning, and wandering through remembered spaces... and suddenly it is also then, the mid '70s and the ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Costa
Stars: Ventura, Vitalina Varela, Tito Furtado
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: José Luis Guerín
Stars: Juana Rodríguez Molina, Iván Guzmán Jiménez, Juan López López
Barbara I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital.

Director: Christian Petzold
Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock
Phoenix II (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.

Director: Christian Petzold
Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf
Memories (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Pedro Costa, Harun Farocki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Isabel Cardoso, Clément Cogitore, Delphine Hecquet
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Harun Farocki
Betrogen (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Harun Farocki
Stars: Roland Schäfer, Katja Rupé, Nina Hoger
Edit

Storyline

In Comparison revisits issues explored in the director's 2007 two channel installation Comparison Via a Third. Spanning continents and cultures, the film focuses on the brick in its many contexts, from the collective efforts of a community building a clinic in Burkina Faso, through semi industrialized moldings in India, to industrial production lines in Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland. Through its notable structure and its captivating rhythms, In Comparison presents various methods of labor production, allowing for an assessment that changes with every layer and goes well beyond a simple binary divide. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

By Comparison  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited into Zaum - Andare a parare: Lo spazio dell'orbita (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Zum Vergleich (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page