THE DAY I WAS NOT BORN (Germany)

THE_DAY_I_WAS_NOT_BORN               Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

In Buenos Aires, 31-year-old Maria runs up against a long-kept family secret whose origins go back to the time of the Argentinean military dictatorship.  In German, English and Spanish

 

Director:  Florian Micoud Cossen
Writers:  Florian Micoud Cossen, Elena von Saucken
Runtime:  94 minutes
Genre:  Drama
Distributor:  Beta Cinema
Country:  Germany, Argentina
Language:  German, Spanish
Rating:  NR
Starring:  Jessica Schwarz, Michael Gwisdek and Rafael Ferro

FESTIVALS:  Montréal Film Festival, Canada; Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland; Hofer Filmtage, Germany; Lubuskie Film, Poland;  German Film Festival, Argentina; Glasgow Film Festival, UK; WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, German Films in MoMa New York, Berlin & Beyond Film Festival in San Francisco, German Currents Film Festival Los Angeles, US

AWARDS:  Zurich Film Festival Golden Eye, Best German Language Feature Film; German Film Awards, Film Award in Gold, Best Film Score, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role; Bavarian Film Awards, Best Cinematography

“The Day I Was Not Born,” Florian Cossen’s first feature is a solid drama, mixing historical tragedy with intergenerational conflict.  …Variety

Official Website (German): http://www.ufa.de/produktionen/tv_movie/das_lied_in_mir/

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNuhtwURfm4

Posted in 2012 Screenings, Screening Archive