Tag Archives: Meret Becker

Challenging taboos: “Feuchtgebiete” [2013 Germany]

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David Wnendt’s brilliant comedy “Feuchtgebiete” [Eng. Title: Wetlands] is not for the squeamish – it is a frontal attack on our senses, sensibilities, and taboos bound by societal norms. Centred around a young woman coming-to-terms with a childhood trauma, … Continue reading

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Looking back with bitterness and nostalgia: “Quellen des Lebens” [2013 Germany]

It’s plain to see that director Oskar Roehler finds his late mother’s life story fascinating – his latest film “Quellen des Lebens” [Eng. Title: Sources of Life] is the third time I’d seen him draw characters inspired by his … Continue reading

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