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Certain Women

OT: Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt // USA, 2016
Fiction Feature // FF2016



Three episodes about four strong women, connected by quiet lonelinessand vague yearning. Laura (Laura Dern) is a resolute, overworked lawyer, who hasto deal with the everyday sexism in her office and who then gets involved in ahostage situation with a client who feels he’s been unfairly treated. Gina, anambitious woman and mother, is building a new house with her husband, almost atthe expense of her marriage. Jamie is a ranch owner who develops a closeemotional relationship to Beth, her teacher at evening classes, which is toomuch for Beth to deal with. With the mountains of Montana as a backdrop andbeautifully shot on 16mm film, Kelly Reichardt creates sensitive, minimalisticlife and character sketches of these women – vulnerable, searching forsomething and at the same time meeting life head on with a striking robustness.


With films like "Wendy and Lucy" (2008), "Meek’s Cutoff" (2010) and "Night Moves" (2013) KELLY REICHARDT (*1963) is one of the most prolific makers of independent films in the USA. In 2016, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed her film "Certain Women".



Certain Women

Fiction Feature





107 min

OV with German subtitles

Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt

Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Lily Gladstone, Kristen Stewart, James Le Gros, Jared Harris, Rene Auberjonois, Sara Rodier

Neil Kopp, Vincent Savino, Anish Savjani

Christopher Blauvelt

Kelly Reichardt

Jeff Grace

Anthony Gasparro

Sony Germany

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