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Germany, 2007 (MIFF 2007, Jaguar International Panorama)

Director: Christian Petzold


“Another precision-helmed, tightly wound, metaphysical thriller that confirms [Christian Petzold] as one of Germany's finest middle-generation directors.” - Variety Featuring a stand-out performance by Nina Hoss in which she occupies almost the entire screen time (previously seen in Petzold's Wolfsburg and Something to Remind Me), Yella focuses on an ambitious young woman riding the crest of a significant career breakthrough. However, things start to go pear-shaped when strange truths and a psychotic ex-husband resurface from her past causing a curious chain of events. Could her new life be too good to be true? Winner of the Silver Bear (Nina Hoss) and nominated for the Golden Bear (Christian Petzold) at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

D/S Christian Petzold P Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber WS The Match Factory L German w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2007/89mins

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