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Farland (2004)

Axel and Karla are an ill-matched couple in a borderline situation. The two meet in the hospital. Axel is keeping watch at his son's bedside and Karla is waiting for some sign of life from ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Karla Daus
... Axel
... Frank
... Birgit
... Julian
Fabian Busch ... Jakob
Dagmar Sitte ... Krankenschwester
... Hannah
Andreas Schmidt ... Imbissbesitzer Hans
... Marc (as RP Kahl)
Rosa Enskat ... Schwangere
Emanuela von Frankenberg ... Mutter Karla
Frank Lüdecke ... Mann mit Meßgerät
Annette Gleichmann ... Kellnerin Club
Vera Baranyai ... Marie Daus
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Axel and Karla are an ill-matched couple in a borderline situation. The two meet in the hospital. Axel is keeping watch at his son's bedside and Karla is waiting for some sign of life from her sister. None of the doctors can tell them whether the young couple will come out of their comas after their serious accident. As the weeks of uncertainty, fear and tedium pass by; a peculiar relationship develops between Axel and Karla, sustaining both of them. The questions they put to their unknown counterpart increasingly become the questions they are asking themselves... Written by Philip S. Christensen

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Thoughtful with good acting
10 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Farland is a movie that gives you something to think about. It develops quite slowly and it seems to be depressing but there is hope for every character.It's true, there is not much action but I think the movie works quite well. Laura Tonke really did a nice job and it's a pleasure to watch here in her role. Sure it is not a movie for everybody but it is one for those who are able to enjoy 'slow' movies with good acting and a thoughtful story . To see Daniel Brühl as a police man was kind of a strange role for him but as a guy in love with his ex girlfriend, trying to get her back fits quite well. (Similar to his role in 'Nichts Bereuen' another really good movie with D.B.,which unfortunately, like Farland wasn't very famous so only few people saw it.


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