Winter Sleepers
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In a small skiing village in the mountains of Germany, winter has descended on its inhabitants. Laura is a nurse and aspiring actress who lives with Rebecca, a translator. Rebecca is currently involved with handsome ski instructor Marco, who has lately been sinking further and further into the couch in front of his TV. On the perimeter is Rene, a projectionist at the local movie theater, who deals with his lack of short term memory by constantly photographing the world around him. Not far away, lives local farmer Theo, a man struggling to keep his family happy and fed. One day he heads out… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 76%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A strong, atmospheric companion piece to Tykwer's Run Lola Run and a precursor to Memento."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Confirms that Tom Tykwer is one of the most assured and effective young filmmakers from abroad storming our shores."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"Some of the in-your-face techniques that made Lola such a wild ride are used in Winter Sleepers, but in small doses and in service of a much more complex story."
‑ Joshua Tanzer, Offoffoff
"Unconventionally affecting."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Picture a cross between 'Run Lola Run' and 'The Sweet Hereafter.' If you can do such a thing, you have an idea of what Winter Sleepers is like."
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
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