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Schrodinger's Cat

Netherlands, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Paolo Pistolesi

"It is autumn, a man dies. No-one sees. The soul, confused, travels through reality, driven by the desire to make its death known. New year's day brings this rarefied fable to an end." The filmmaker seems unconcerned to disguise more than a passing resemblance between this and Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire - even down to the casting of Bruno Ganz. But who cares? Just drink in the visuals. (H.K)

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