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THE BREATH

by Uli M Schueppel

synopsis

Movement from breath to breath ('body') into existential experiences from the Berlin night. The film essay portrays in short episodes people who are awake for various professional or private reasons, or who have to be awake in all the darkness of the city. They tell their personal stories of "standstill", their moments of "holding one's breath" - out of fear or happiness. 

international title: The Breath
original title: Der Atem
country: Germany
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Uli M Schueppel
film run: 95'
screenplay: Patricia Morosan
cinematography by: Cornelius Plache
producer: Jana Cisar
production: Schueppel-Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE Deutschland
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