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241 Ratings


Directed by Michael Klier
Germany, 1991
Drama, TV Movie


Set in the no-man’s-land between East and West Berlin after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Ostkreutz tells the episodic story of 15-year-old Elfie, who does anything to get money. This leads her to the Berlin underworld, in the milieu of black-marketeers and criminals formed by desperate migrants.

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Ostkreuz Directed by Michael Klier

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

1991 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Munich Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Director's Promotional Award

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