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This was by far the worst movie (out of 17) that I watched at the Berlinale this year. What a shock during the prize ceremony! After 90 of its 125 minutes, I still didn't know what story it wanted to tell - only from the plot outline in the catalogue. It is an incoherent mess, pretentious, containing a few interesting scenes that lead nowhere ... In the press screening, there was a constant line of people leaving the theater.
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