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The Wall (2012)

Die Wand (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 11 October 2012 (Germany)
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A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »

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A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature. Written by Music Box Films

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Inside everyone lies a truth only the wilderness can reveal.

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$2,188 (USA) (31 May 2013)

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$38,674 (USA) (20 September 2013)
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Official submission of Austria to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »

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When she goes to bed for the first night, it's dark outside. Later she explains she went to bed at 9pm on this May day. It's nowhere near dark at 9pm in that region, especially with DST. See more »

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Woman: Now I am completely calm. I see a little bit further. I see this is not the end yet. Everything goes on. Taurus, Pearl and Luchs will not return. But something new is approaching, and I cannot escape it. The memory, the grief and the fear will remain and there will be hard work as long as I live.
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If you like deep movies, this is one! I totally recommend it!
26 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

This movie is so deep that it will make you ponder on how we live today, in the big cities, disconnected from nature and our real nature.

Here are some ideas from the movie:

1. We only stay with ourselves and look inside when life forces us to do so.

2. Being alone is not loneliness. Loneliness is a state of mind. Being alone is taking time to know yourself and to find company in everything around.

3. Nature is the greatest teacher and healer.

4. Everything we need we can provide for ourselves.

5. Inside everyone of us there's a strong being.

6. Animals are a faithful and loving company.

7. A quiet mind is the first step to ourselves.

http://lotuspocusfocus.com/2014/02/movie-recommendation-the-wall/


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