Winter Journey (Winterreise)
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Winter Journey (Winterreise)
When a boorish German entrepreneur falls prey to a notorious, Kenya-based banking scam, his last-ditch effort reclaim his cash by traveling to Africa and confronting the con-artist serve as a noble epilogue to a reckless life in director Hans Steinbichler's dramatic account of one man's downward spiral. A diagnosed manic-depressive whose impulsive behavior only serves to further isolate him from his increasingly irritated family and friends, Franz Brenninger (Josef Bierbichler) is a once-wealthy businessman who has since fallen on hard times. When Franz receives letter promising a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Cinematography, the use of Schubert and Bierbichler's performance convince, but the film never fully explains why anyone would fall for what is so obviously a set-up, and the ultimate pay-off is only an afterthought."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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