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131 Ratings


Directed by Veit Helmer
Germany, 1999
Comedy, Drama


Drawing from the influences of Georges Méliès, Jean Vigo, Buster Keaton, and Franz Kafka, noted German filmmaker Veit Helmer directs this atmospheric, darkly comic film about attendants at a public swimming pool.

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Awards & Festivals

European Film Awards

2000 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

Slamdance Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Vision Award for Cinematography

Ghent Film Festival

1999 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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