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- Herman van der Horst
- Betacam Digi
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Welcome to modern Budapest. Five women and four men are linked together in a cynical round dance. A relationship is a chance to use someone, deceit is as simple as a line of cocaine. A beautiful ensemble play about the bankruptcy of human relationships.
Pilz follows his friend Nikolaus Scholz who is going to record music in Shibam, Yemen, which is famous for its clay 'skyscrapers'. The result is a personal, impressionistic report of this Islamic country. Without commentary, voice-over or subtitles, but filled with beautiful shots, including the special light.
Documentary portrait of 86-year-old Svetlana Geier, who has dedicated her life to translating Russian literature into German. In the last twenty years she has concentrated on the five great novels of Dostoevsky: 'the five elephants’.