24.9. - 3.10.2020

Certain Women USA 2016 | 107 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt (*1964) is one of the most prolific representatives of the US independent film world. Among her best-known films are Wendy and Lucy (2008), Meek’s Cutoff (2010) and Night Moves (2013). Certain Women is an adaptation of short stories by the Montana-based writer Maile Meloy.

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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.

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Orig. Title: Certain Women
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Screenplay: Kelly Reichardt
Cast: Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Lily Gladstone, Kristen Stewart, James Le Gros, Jared Harris, Rene Auberjonois, Sara Rodier
Producer: Neil Kopp,Vincent Savino,Anish Savjani
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Music: Jeff Grace
Director of Photography: Christopher Blauvelt
Production Design: Anthony Gasparro
Editor: Kelly Reichardt
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Sony Germany
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Production: Film Science
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