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by Herbert Brödl


The writer Pia and the painter Gil live by the Rio Negro deep in the Amazon jungle. One night, during a lunar eclipse, Pia is murdered. Her death plunges Gil into a world of shadows. He leaves the town by the river and does not return to the house he shared with Pia until two years later.

international title: Eclipse
original title: Eclipse
country: Germany, Austria
sales agent: Media Luna New Films
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Herbert Brödl
film run: 86'
screenplay: Herbert Brödl
cast: Betty Gofman, Matheus Nachtergaele, Paulo Vespúcio
cinematography by: Volker Tittel
film editing: Katrin Koester
art director: Sérgio Silveira
costumes designer: Maria Diaz
music: Roman Bunka
producer: Herbert Brödl, Peter Stockhaus
production: Baumhaus Film Brödl, Peter Stockhaus Filmproduktion, WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, 3sat (DE), BR (DE), HR (DE), ORF (AT)