The Longing
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First-time feature film director Iain Dilthey's The Longing relates a tale of duty, desire, and high crime in a rural German village, and is also the final film of the young filmmaker's Sehnsuchtstrilogie (The Desire Trilogy) -- the other two being the short films Summer at Horlachen (1999) and I'll Wait on You Hand and Foot (2000). Stuck in a very unremarkable and monotonous marriage to town minister Johannes (Klaus Grunberg), housewife Lena's (Susanne-Marie Wrage) everyday life is the very essence of lifeless structure, with regular visits to her invalid sister-in-law, Martha… More