2013. Germany. 101 min.
Post-screening discussion with Thomas Arslan, Nina Hoss
Friday, November 22, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2013. Germany. Directed by Thomas Arslan. With Nina Hoss, Marko Mandic. Canada, 1898. A group of German settlers travel toward the far north in covered wagons, with packhorses and their few possessions in tow. They are hoping to find their fortune in the recently discovered goldfields of Dawson, but they have no idea of the stresses and dangers that lie ahead on their 2,500-kilometer journey. Before long, uncertainty, cold weather, and exhaustion begin to take their toll, and conflicts escalate. Once upon a time, Germany was also a country of emigrants…. (Text adapted from the 2013 Berlinale program.) In German; English subtitles. 101 min.