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Der grosse Schlaf (2005)

On a scant island, three women live together in a house. A strange slumber has enfolded the place and also the lives of the three women. At first glance they live together in content love ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Louise
... Antoine
... Jaqueline
Hartmut Lange ... Fischerman
... Marie-Lène
Hannes Lensing ... Säugling
Julia Stabenow ... Frau des Fischers
Raphael Westermeier ... Francois
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On a scant island, three women live together in a house. A strange slumber has enfolded the place and also the lives of the three women. At first glance they live together in content love and tenderness. But the closer one looks, the more the seemingly tranquil surface is rippled by unfulfilled desires. A fisherman and his family are the only further occupants. They seem to be frozen in time with a terrible, yet utterly ungraspable secret that lies just beneath the surface. It has been years since the fisherman last went out onto the sea. The fisherman's wife spends her days cutting and drying flowers, hoping and wishing that work will somehow bring back her life lost. Antoine collects bottles the tide has washed onto the shore or records the day's sound with his tape recorder. Francois passes his time toying with bugs and other small creatures. For all of them the only possible escape seems to be one that leads inward, where everybody has to come to terms with themselves. Somehow the... Written by Paranorama Filmproduktion

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1 January 2005 (Germany)  »

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€300,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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