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FESTIVALS Germany

exground hits 20

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The 20th edition of the German festival exground (November 16-25) is in full swing in Wiesbaden. This year the event is screening around 300 films from 35 different countries in its 13 sections.

The international section offers a particularly enticing selection, with 11 titles on the programme, many of them multiple award-winners, including four debut films, and the vast majority of them European: Cannes Palme d'Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cristian Mungiu
interview: Oleg Mutu
film profile
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by Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, French titles Crime Insiders [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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by Frédéric Schoendoerffer and On Fire [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
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by Claire Simon, Hotel Very Welcome by German director Sonja Heiss (see interview), Swedish title Exit by Peter Lindmark, French/Spanish co-production Lola [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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by Javier Rebollo, the German/Danish film Nimmermeer by Toke Constantin Hebbeln and UK productions The Baker by Gareth Lewis and The Living and the Dead [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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by Simon Rumley.

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As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, exground will screen a selection of key titles from its 19 previous editions with the emphasis on daring creations such as the German film Nekromantik by Jörg Buttgereit (1987) and Michele Soavi’s French/Italian zombie picture Of Death, Of Love (1994), one of the most impressive of its kind.

For more information, visit the festival website.

(Translated from French)

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