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Das finstere Tal (2014)

Not Rated | | Mystery, Western | 13 February 2014 (Germany)
Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

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Hans Brenner
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Luzi
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Lukas
Carmen Gratl ...
Gaderin
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Luis Brenner
Helmuth Häusler ...
Hubert Brenner (as Helmuth A. Hausler)
Martin Leutgeb ...
Otto Brenner
Johannes Nikolussi ...
Rudolf Brenner (as Johann Nikolussi)
Florian Brückner ...
Edi Brenner
Heinz Ollesch ...
Schmied
Franz Xaver Brückner ...
Franz
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Maria
Beatrix Brunschko ...
Mutter Lukas
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Vater Lukas
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Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

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Mystery | Western

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The Dark Valley  »

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€6,350,000 (estimated)
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Official submission of Austria to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. See more »

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When Greider shoots one of the Brenner brothers, you can see he is wearing a boot with plastic injection tread. See more »

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Luzi: [narrating] Some things may not be spoken of - things from the past - from long ago. But this does not mean you can ever forget them. There are things that can never be forgotten.
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How Dare You
Performed by Steaming Satellites
Musik:Max Borchardt, Emanuel Krimplstätter & Matthäus Weber
text:Max Borchardt
published by BMG Rights Managements GmpH, Atze & Keule Musikvirlag
Mit Freundicher Genehmigung von BMG rights Managements GmpH
Atze & keule musikvirlag und Steaming Satellites
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Dark and darker....
20 September 2014 | by (Kronberg) – See all my reviews

Despite the flat character development that some critics have talked about (and I agree with, with the exception of the female lead), I found this compelling viewing. It has a fantastic opening, which pulled me in, but what I found fascinating was the relentless feeling that it was all taking place in a truly dark place; where normal happy life had been extinguished. The story itself is dark enough, but the effect is to a large part the result of the choices made in the cinematography, with the acting of some of the cast also helping. Finally the location adds too, to the sense of a closed, remote world, full of evil... Real human evil, not some horror type fantasy!


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