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Nikos Nikolaidis – Evridiki BA 2O37 AKA Euridice BA 2O37 (1975)

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Synopsis:
Euridice lives imprisoned inside a metaphorical hell-house, in a country ruled by a dictatorship regime.
Having already served her time, she is waiting to be transferred “somewhere else”. However, the State Processor in charge of the prisoners transfers has been mocking her for days… maybe even years.
A long lost lover (Orpheus), contacts her asking to see her again. Euridice accepts, hoping that something will change yet she is also afraid of any changes. Read More »

Herbert Vesely – Das Brot der frühen Jahre (1962)

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Based on the novel of the same title by Heinrich Böll.

The young electrician Walter Fendrich has started a promising career. Everything seems to be on the right track. As the future husband of his employer’s daughter Walter even can hope to once succeed him as head of the company. All of a sudden, the visit of a girl from his home town, whom he last saw seven years ago, changes his entire life. Walter realizes that his entire life so far has been all wrong. He breaks out of his former “reasonable“ life and gives up and the wonderful security of the affluent society. He simply disapperas without a farewell or explanation… Read More »