30.09. - 09.10.2021

Bella Vista USA 2014 | 83 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Vera Brunner-Sung

Vera Brunner-Sung (1979) lives in Montana and has hitherto made a name for herself with short, experimental documentaries. Bella Vista is her debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
In a small town in Montana, a young woman teaches English to migrants. She gave up her familiar surroundings for this temporary job in a remote region. While her pupils quickly get used to their new home and make friends, their teacher remains isolated. She spends hours roaming the breathtakingly beautiful landscape to escape her loneliness and to find answers to her life problems. But nature remains mute and the young woman alone -- until her pupils offer her the key to a new start in life. Bella Vista is a clear yet dense drama in which the supporting role is played by the countryside.

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Original title: Bella Vista
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Vera Brunner-Sung
Screenplay: Vera Brunner-Sung
Cast: Kathleen Wise, Hiroka Matsushima
Producer: Jeri Rafter, Brooke Swaney, Vera Brunner-Sung
Director of Photography: Alexandra Cuesta
Music: Digital Sorcery
Production Design:
Editor: Petra Demas, Vera Brunner-Sung
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: HDCam
Printsource: Slowtale LLC
German Distributor:
World Sales: Infinite Horizon Films
Production: Slowtale LLC
Contact: Jeri Rafter. Slowtale LLC:


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