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Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
A woman struggles to survive the Russian invasion of Berlin during World War II.

Cast: Nina Hoss , Yevgeni Sidikhin , Irm Hermann , Rudiger Vogler , Ulrike Krumbiegel , Rolf Kanies , Jördis Triebel , Roman Gribkov

Director: Max Färberböck

Genres: Drama, War

Distributor: Strand

A Woman in Berlin (2008)

Release Date: July 17th, 2009|2 hr. 11 min.

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  • A harrowing story about the will to survive amid the most brutal conditions imaginable. show more

  • Unfortunately, Färberböck never gives us reason enough to sit through such unremitting punishment. Though the story is based in truth, an emotionally removed Hoss feels more like a symbol than an actual person, while her detached narration keeps us at further remove. show more

  • The film ends up relying on stating a basic situation over and over rather than developing any sort of dramatic story concerning recognizable human beings, at least until things get moving a little faster in its second hour. show more

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