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Finsterworld (2013)

A number of individuals in Germany whose lives are connected in some ways, and all of them have dark sides which may shock us to the core.
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Credited cast:
Christoph Bach ... Lehrer Nickel
Margit Carstensen ... Frau Sandberg
Jakub Gierszal ... Maximilian Sandberg
Corinna Harfouch ... Inga Sandberg
Sandra Hüller ... Franziska Feldenhoven
Carla Juri ... Natalie
Michael Kranz ... Geriatric Nurse
Johannes Krisch ... Einsiedler
Michael Maertens ... Claude Petersdorf
Dieter Meier Dieter Meier ... Furrier
Max Pellny Max Pellny ... Jonas
Sarah Rebellato Sarah Rebellato ... Lehrerin (as Sarah Mathilda Libbertz)
Nina Marie Rottmann Nina Marie Rottmann
Leonard Scheicher ... Dominik
Bernhard Schütz ... Georg Sandberg
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A number of individuals in Germany whose lives are connected in some ways, and all of them have dark sides which may shock us to the core.

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17 October 2013 (Germany) See more »

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Contemporary German cinema worth watching
12 October 2014 | by karlstevensonSee all my reviews

A sharp and thoughtful look at contemporary German approach to dealing with the country's weighted past. Finsterwalder crafts the film with strange and yet ordinary moments that make us think about our own morals, expectations, and judgments. We get a glimpse into the life of each character - a mere sketch - (but a very accurate one at that) and that is enough for us to fill in the gaps and relate to them; the viewer need not be of German descent to understand the inherent turmoil present in our parents' and grandparent' generations; it is all very fluid, very grounded, very human. However life is, with its good and its evil, we have to accept it and keep living - somehow, is what she seems to be saying. An excellent, and daring film.


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