First screened in October 2007
Director: Christian Petzold. Cast: Nina Hoss, Devid Striesow, Hinnerk Schönemann, Christian Redl, Burghart Klaußner, Barbara Auer, Michael Wittenborn, Joachim Nimtz, Martin Brambach. Screenplay: Christian Petzold and Simone Baer.

Twitter Capsule: The Carnival of Souls intro only seems to give way to an intriguingly airless high-finance drama. Everything comes together.

VOR:   Wears its influences a little obviously (Carnival, Mulholland...). All the more impressive, then, that it feels so unusual and enigmatic.

Photo © 2007 Schramm Film Koerner & Webber,
© 2008 The Cinema Guild

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Berlin Film Festival: Best Actress (Hoss)

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