After 1986, a restricted zone was erected at a radius of 30km around Chernobyl. More than 100.000 people have been evacuated from there, but some have remained or returned. "Pripyat" follows four protagonists who live or work in this zone.
During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria. Locations include Niger, Finland, ... See full summary »
With precisely composed shots and detailed interviews with local police officers, hikers, farmers and small business owners, the film explores the few square kilometers at the Brenner Pass, telling an urgent story of Europe in the process.
OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas.
Claus Hansen Petz,
A motor-sports spectacle that kicks up plenty of dust. On the trail of the 2007 Dakar Rallye '7915 KM' undertakes a search, along the way encountering the variety to be found in Africa's ... See full summary »
A quiet documentary that catches the riverbank-athmosphere
"Angeschwemmt", Nikolaus Geyrhalters first full-lenght documentary, focuses on a place called "Friedhof der Namenlosen" (The Cementary of Unknown Dead), a place, where all those nameless suicides, washed ashore on the Danube-riverbanks have been buried. The film get's the old grave-digger and other people talking about there lives alongside the river and creates a very special athmosphere: you almost get to sense the fog and the dampness of the Danube-meadows.
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