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Marina Anna Eich & Julia Jaschke in “Die Wahrheit der Lüge” [2011 Germany]

After the wacky and outrageous Engel mit schmutzigen Flügeln, Roland Reber returns to his pet theme of forcing people into unnatural surroundings and watching them respond. His eagerly anticipated “Die Wahrheit der Lüge” [Eng. Title: The Truth of Lie] … Continue reading

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Lena Stolze in “Das schreckliche Mädchen” [1990 W.Germany]

I haven’t had the opportunity to see the other works of Michael Verhoeven, but his 1990 comedy drama, “Das schreckliche Mädchen” [Eng. Title: The Nasty Girl], co-produced with his wife and actress Senta Berger, won BAFTA award for the … Continue reading

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Petra Schmidt-Schaller in “Sommer in Orange” [2011 Germany]

Marcus Hausham Rosenmüller’s “Sommer in Orange” [Eng. Title: My Life in Orange] is a breezy little comedy of clashing cultures.
Set in the early eighties, the film is about a commune of the Bhagwan Rajneesh cult establishing itself in an … Continue reading

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Sandra Hüller in “Über uns das All” [2011, Germany]

Young German director Jan Schomburg’s mystery drama, “Über uns das All” [Eng. title: Above us Only Sky] is a surprisingly delightful piece of cinema. Surprising because I’ve never heard of the director – I picked it up only because … Continue reading

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Marina Anna Eich & co in “Mein Traum oder Die Einsamkeit ist Nie Allein” [2008 Germany]

With an intriguing title for Roland Reber’s 2008 film, “Mein Traum oder Die Einsamkeit ist Nie Allein” [Eng. Trans: My Dream or Loneliness never walks Alone], one would’ve expected to be taken on some kind of existential ride exploring … Continue reading

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