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Western (2017)

Unrated | | Drama | 24 August 2017 (Germany)
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German construction workers building a dam near a Bulgarian village interact with the locals, and soon the troubles arise both with the locals and among themselves.

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Valeska Grisebach
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meinhard Neumann ... Meinhard
Reinhardt Wetrek ... Vincent
Syuleyman Alilov Letifov Syuleyman Alilov Letifov ... Adrian
Veneta Fragnova Veneta Fragnova ... Veneta
Viara Borisova Viara Borisova ... Vyara (as Vyara Borisova)
Kevin Bashev Kevin Bashev ... Wanko
Aliosman Deliev Aliosman Deliev ... Mancho
Momchil Sinanov Momchil Sinanov ... Manchos Großvater
Robert Gawellek Robert Gawellek ... Tommy
Jens Klein Jens Klein ... Jens
Waldemar Zang Waldemar Zang ... Boris
Detlef Schaich Detlef Schaich ... Helmuth
Sascha Diener Sascha Diener ... Marcel
Enrico Mantei Enrico Mantei ... Wolle
Gulzet Zyulfov Gulzet Zyulfov ... Gulzet
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Storyline

A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted with their own prejudice and mistrust due to the language barrier and cultural differences. The stage is quickly set for a showdown when men begin to compete for recognition and favor from the local villagers.

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Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | Bulgaria | Austria

Language:

German | Bulgarian | English

Release Date:

24 August 2017 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Vestern See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,688, 18 February 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$41,072, 28 June 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Features an entire cast of non-professionals, with the majority of them having this movie as their first credit. See more »

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References Fata Morgana (1971) See more »

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Anti Hollywood
5 October 2018 | by lars-427See all my reviews

Strange movie, I was well entertained as the movie went forward. I had an expectation of a greater conflict warming up. The conflict never came, in fact, nothing really happend. The location, the actors are just so anti-hollywood that I still felt entertained. Do not expect any climax of any kind, just enjoy Meinhard - the "dangerous" legionary and a view into a Romanian village, far far away.


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