30.09. - 09.10.2021

Germania Argentina 2012 | 75 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Maximiliano Schonfeld

Maximiliano Schonfeld (*1982) studied at the state film school ENERC in Buenos Aires. He was assistant to Rodrigo Moreno and Victor Kozakovzky. Germania is his first feature-length film, won the jury prize at the BAFICI.

rated for 0 + years
The last days of a Volga-German family in the Argentinian provinces. The mother is alone with her teenage children Lucas and Brenda, the father lies in the cemetry. Due to a livestock disease, they have to give up their farm. The other villagers keep as far away from the Germans as possible. For them, the disease is a sign from God. For Lucas and Brenda, taking leave of their friends coincides with taking leave of their youth.Melancholy hangs like a blanket over the film whose roles are exclusively acted by amateurs. It implies more than it tells - in robust, occasionally ruthlessly realistic pictures. 
Original title: Germania
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German, Spanish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Maximiliano Schonfeld
Screenplay: Maximiliano Schonfeld, Rafael Cardelli
Cast: Margarita Greifenstein, Brenda Krütli, Lucas Schell
Producer: Fernando Brom, Bárbara Francisco, Maximiliano Schonfeld
Director of Photography: Soledad Rodriguez
Music: Jackson Souvenirs
Production Design: Laura Gamberg
Editor: Anita Remón
Sound: 0
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Format: HDCam
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Production: Pasto


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