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THE REVENANTS

62', HDCAM, DE 2013

Northern Germany.

An ageing hippie couple endures an isolated, ghostly existence in an old country house. A boy wanders aimlessly through a forest, building a lair for himself. And a story about a never-ending escape from catastrophe.

THE REVENANTS - a film about desire, loss, and endlessly returning. A ghost story. 


Director Andreas Bolm

Cast Edda Bolm, Joachim Rüdig, Dominic Stermann 

Cinematography Andreas Bolm, Noëlle Pujol

Script Andreas Bolm

Editing Claire Atherton


© 2012 weltfilm, pickpocket production, HFF München



Music Andreas Bolm, Tarik Rüdig
Producer Kristina Konrad
Production weltfilm
Coproduction pickpocket production, HFF München
With the support of Cinéfondation Residence Festival de Cannes

Festivals

Berlinale 2013 Perspektive Deutsches Kino

MoMa Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2013

FIDBA Buenos Aires 2013

DUISBURGER FILMWOCHE 2013

Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin, 2013

Press Reviews


THE REVENANTS is at the same time: a melancholic ghost and family film, a maximally abstract science fiction apocalyptic thriller, a visual essay on the harsh dreariness of Northern Germany. In any case: one of the the most fascinating films of the festival, a film that, at least momentarily, unfolds a dazzling beauty in individual shots. Lukas Foerster, Perlentaucher

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What was that, this strange but crazy and beautiful creature of a film?

Rüdiger Tomczak, shomingekiblog

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Mysterious objects in Northern German mixed woodlands: Andreas Bolm's THE REVENANTS in the Perspektive deutsches Kino, Berlinale. Crude, courageous, worth seeing.

Cargo Film