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A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted with their own prejudice and mistrust due to the language barrier and cultural differences. The stage is quickly set for a showdown when men begin to compete for recognition and favour from the local villagers.

Director’s Biography
Born in Brenen on 4th January 1968, Valeska Grisebach is a German writer-director-editor. She is known for her movies Longing and, Western and has also worked as a script advisor on various other movies including multiple award winning film of last year – Toni Erdmann.

Director : Valeska Grisebach
Producer : Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Valeska Grisebach, Janine Jackowski, Michel Merkt
Cast : Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Waldemar Zang, Detlef Schaich, Syuleyman Alillov Letifov , Veneta Frangova, Vyara Borisova
Screenplay : Valeska Grisebach
Cinematographer : Bernhard Keller
Editor : Bettina Boehler
Sound Designer : Fabian Schmidt
Costume Designer : Veronika Albert
Production Designer : Beatrice Schultz
Production Company : Komplizen Film
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Cannes Film Festival
Art Film Festival
T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland 2017
Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival
Original Title : Western
English Title : Western
Country : Germany/Bulgaria/Austria
Language : German/Bulgarian/English
Year : 2017
Runtime : 119 min
Colour : Colour

Director’s Filmography
Be My Star (2001)
Longing (2006)
Western (2017)



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