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Angela Schanelec – Ich war zuhause, aber… AKA I Was at Home, But… (2019)

Variety:
Film Review: ‘I Was at Home, But…’

Taking its cue from the punctuation in its title, Angela Schanelec’s latest auteur puzzle is elegant and entirely elliptical.

Take note of that unfurling ellipsis in the title of “I Was at Home, But…,” for it’s the first of legion in the latest tranquil brainteaser from Berlin School auteur Angela Schanelec. After unaccountably disappearing for a week, a 13-year-old boy’s return home triggers a variety of physical and psychological maladies in the household: that’s the plainest precis possible, but any potted description of this radically opaque family drama is likely to make it sound more straightforward than it is. Read More »

Angela Schanelec – Ich war zuhause, aber AKA I Was at Home, But (2019) (HD)

Synopsis
After a 13-year-old student disappears without a trace for a week and suddenly reappears, his mother and teachers are confronted with existential questions that change their whole view of life. Read More »