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25 Ratings



Directed by Andreas Dresen
Germany, 1999


The Pope is in town and the night of his visit is anything but heavenly for some of Berlin’s inhabitants. In search of a little bit of happiness, all end up going for a harrowing odyssey through the labyrinth of the city.

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Nightshapes Directed by Andreas Dresen

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  • FISCHER's rating of the film Nightshapes

    Un regard tendu et critique sur l'Allemagne contemporaine. Belle interprétation, dialogues réalistes et justes. Tendre, sans manichéisme, le film est le reflet d'une société occidentale de moins en moins supportable, mais pas encore déshumanisée...

  •'s rating of the film Nightshapes

    Our Daily Free Stream: Andreas Dresen - Nachtgestalten (german only). Berlin 1998 kurz vor dem Besuch des Papstes. Das Obdachlosenpaar Hanna und Victor, die drogenabhängige Prostituierte Patty und Jochen, ihr Freier, dann noch der Angestellte Peschke mit einem schwarzen Kind... die ganze Rezension und die besten Berlin Filme aus den 90ern auf Viel Spass damit!

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