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A Proletarian Winter's Tale (2014)

Ein proletarisches Wintermärchen (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | March 2014 (Russia)
A formalist comedy which follows three young Georgians cleaning a German art collector's castle, crashing a high-society party and fantasizing unlikely historical allegories- a fairy tale about class relations.

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Julian Radlmaier
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Credited cast:
Natja Bakhtadze Natja Bakhtadze
Aleksandre Koberidze Aleksandre Koberidze ... (as Sandro Koberidze)
Ilia Korkashvili Ilia Korkashvili
Lars Rudolph
Sebastian Smulders Sebastian Smulders ... Deutschproll
Katja Weilandt Katja Weilandt
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Three young Georgians have to clean a castle in Berlin, where a German armament manufacturer's collection of contemporary art is being set-up for an exhibition. Of course, the proletariat isn't welcome at the opening party and the three protagonists are banished to a small servants' room in the attic. Downstairs, however, a splendid buffet attracts them - so why not just ignore the unfair prohibition and cross the demarcation line of class society? Didn't the French Revolution start for a piece of cake, anyway? Telling each other unlikely stories ranging from an adventure of Saint Francis to a spiritualistic séance in the Soviet Union, the three protagonists try to find an answer to this question: Can class relations be overcome, when all bequeathed stories say they can't? Besides that, they have to struggle with obstinate clouds, neo-liberal working conditions, apocalyptic petty bourgeois and the agents of a confusing late capitalist conspiracy, which they'll all defeat with a ... Written by JR

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Comedy

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Not Rated

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Georgian

Release Date:

March 2014 (Russia) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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1.37 : 1
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