West (2007)

East Germany. Summer, late 70's. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij's apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin wall with her son Alexej, leaving her traumatic memories and past behind. Pretending to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 5, 2007
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Urban Cinefile

It's a sobering tale, where violence, guilt and lies fly their ugly flag, and first time writer director Daniel Krige captures the mood only too well, as we are drawn into the tragedy of the lives of the misfits.

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Dean McKenna
This Aussie film is an honest and confident film that made me sit up and pay attention. To Daniel Krige's credit he has written and directed highly complex… More
Nicki Marie
Another horrible film about horrible people. Ugh. Anyone who thinks it is exaggerated need only catch public transport, sadly, there is plenty of people around… More