The Wall (Die Wand)
- Austria / Germany
- 1h 48min
- Directed by: Julian Pölsler
- Cast: Martina Gedeck, Wolfgang M. Bauer, Ulrike Beimpold
- Language: German
- UK release: 5 July 2013
An unnamed woman (Gedeck) arrives at an Alpine hunting lodge, and one day discovers that her path to the nearest village is blocked by an invisible, impenetrable wall, with the world on the other side frozen in time. Like a Twilight Zone episode written by Kafka: odd and entrancing.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Wall4 Jul 2013
Intelligent, existential drama adapted from 60s cult novel by Marlen Haushofer
If Franz Kafka had contributed an episode to The Twilight Zone, it might have looked and sounded something like The Wall. Julian Roman Polsler's adaptation of the cult 1960s novel by Marlen Haushofer offers an elegant, stunningly photographed reflection…
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