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WOMB

by Benedek Fliegauf

synopsis

The story of childhood sweethearts Rebecca and Thomas, who go their separate ways in life before being reunited as students. They engage in a passionate love affair which is shattered when Thomas dies in a car accident. Unable to accept this blow dealt by fate, Rebecca fights to have him cloned and carry him inside her. A new Thomas is born and Rebecca thinks that everything can return to the way it was, but nothing unfolds as expected.

international title: Womb
original title: Womb
country: Hungary, Germany, France
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Benedek Fliegauf
film run: 107'
release date: DE 07/04/2011, HU 07/04/2011, PL 16/12/2011, UK 04/05/2012
screenplay: Benedek Fliegauf
cast: Eva Green, Matt Smith, Lesley Manville, István Lénárt
cinematography by: Péter Szatmári
film editing: Xavier Box, Patricia Rommel
art director: Erwin Prib
costumes designer: Mariano Tufano
producer: András Muhi, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul, Marc Baschet, Čedomir Kolar
production: Inforg-M&M Film, Razor Film Produktion, ASAP Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE Deutschland
backing: Eurimage, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FFA, Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary
distributor: Camino Filmverleih, Arrow Film Distributors
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