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The River Used to Be a Man

Der Fluss war einst ein Mensch

Directed by Jan Zabeil
Germany, 2011


A German actor visiting a rural waterway enters an existential fog while attempting to find meaning in ancient tradition. But the narrative here is only a gesture towards the full meaning: what can divination, memory and traditional belief mean to a man so far outside them?

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The River Used to Be a Man Directed by Jan Zabeil

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