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German Films propose au public moscovite un divertissant pèlerinage

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- En anglais : Alors même que la capitale russe accueille ArtDocFest, German Films organise son festival annuel, en mettant l'accent sur les films grand public

German Films propose au public moscovite un divertissant pèlerinage
I’m Off Then. Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino de Santiago by Julia von Heinz

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Russia is a great territory for "crowd pleasers": Til Schweiger scored a major box-office success there with Guardians [+lire aussi :
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and Head Full of Honey [+lire aussi :
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, and Bora Dagtekin’s Suck Me Shakespeer [+lire aussi :
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guaranteed full houses in 2014 and 2015 at the Festival of German Films in Moscow. This year, this annual event, taking place from 30 November to 5 December, will open with Hape Kerkeling's experiences during his pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, I’m Off Then. Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino de Santiago [+lire aussi :
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by Julia von Heinz, in the presence of the director herself. Beyond this local hit (which sold over 1.9 million tickets home), German Films is presenting another 11 feature-length titles (including a children’s film and two documentaries); three shorts and the usual Next Generation short films showcase.

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The selection includes several commercial successes fresh out of their national theatrical runs, such as Fatih Akin’s Tschick [+lire aussi :
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, accompanied by its two young lead actors, or the FIPRESCI and LUX Prize’s film of the year, also chosen for the closing of the Moscow festival: Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann [+lire aussi :
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, which posted sensational box-office figures in Germany as well as in France, amongst other countries, and will be released in the USA in December.

The Russian public will also be able to discover Combat Girls [+lire aussi :
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’ director David Wnendt’s Look Who’s Back [+lire aussi :
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, Christian Zübert’s One Breath [+lire aussi :
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, Florian David Fitz’s The Most Beautiful Day [+lire aussi :
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, Sven Taddicken’s Original Bliss [+lire aussi :
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, Good Bye Lenin! [+lire aussi :
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’s Wolfgang Becker’s Me and Kaminski [+lire aussi :
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, Akiz’ Der Nachtmahr [+lire aussi :
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, and Lars Kraume’s The People vs. Fritz Bauer [+lire aussi :
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The two documentaries on the programme are Annekatrin Hendel’s Fassbinder [+lire aussi :
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and Irene Langemann’s Pavlensky – Many and the Might. Not to forget Dominik Wessely’s children’s film Nelly’s Adventure

The Festival of German Films will again be held at the same time as the ArtDocFest in Moscow, with German Films supporting the participation of the German titles on the programme. Langemann’s above mentioned work on the Russian political artist Petr Pavlensky (as a free man and while in jail) will in fact be shown at both events with the director in attendance, and has been selected as the opening film for ArtDocFest.

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