A YEAR AGO IN WINTER

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

A grieving woman commissions a painter to do a portrait of her children: her 22 year old daughter, and her 19 year-old son, who recently died in a tragic accident. Directed by Academy Award winner, Caroline Link, "Nowhere in Africa."

 

Director: Caroline Link
Writers: Scott Campbell (novel), Caroline Link (screenplay)
Distributor: IFC Films
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 129 minutes
Country: Germany, USA
Language: German w/English subtitles and English
Parents Guide: N/R

FESTIVALS: Toronto International Film Festival, Canada; Berlin International Film Festival, Germany; Hong Kong International FilmFestival, Hong Kong; German Film Festival, Argentina; Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland ; Mill Valley Film Festival, USA;Deutsche Film Festival in Tokyo, Japan; Cinemanila International Film Festival, Philippines; Marrakech International Film Festival,Morocco

AWARDS: Bavarian Film Awards, Best Director, Best Young Actress; German Film Awards, Best Film Score, Outstanding FeatureFilm, Best Performance by an Actor; German Film Critics Award, Best Actress, Best Film Score

 

" … a precisely calibrated and persuasively acted mood piece that doesn't throw you a reassuring lollipop."
-Stephen Holden, New York Times

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Posted in 2010 Screenings, Screening Archive