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Revanche

Revanche
  • 2008
  • Germany
  • 121 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Götz Spielmann
  • Written by: Götz Spielmann
  • Cast: Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko, Ursula Strauss, Hanno Pöschl
  • Language: German, Austrian dialect, Russian
  • Website: www.janusfilms.com/revanche/

A brooding contemporary fable exploring how a traumatic event impacts emotionally on human lives, relying on examining the characters rather than on plot twists. Impressively acted, Revanche is an absorbing, sympathetic and appropriately open-ended work.

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Revanche

28 Apr 20104 stars

(15) 121min Austrian writer-director Gotz Spielmann’s brooding contemporary fable brings together two couples from two very different environments, exploring how a traumatic event impacts emotionally on human lives. Ex-con Alex (Johannes Krisch) is…

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