• Western (2018)


Release Date: February 16th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

When some German construction workers begin a challenging new job in the Bulgarian countryside, their sense of adventure is awakened, but so, too, are their prejudices.

Cast: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov, Veneta Fragnova, Viara Borisova, Kevin Bashev, Aliosman Deliev, Momchil Sinanov

Director: Valeska Grisebach

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Komplizen Film

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    Western is a naturalistic, almost documentary-like feature that slowly builds. show more

  • 80
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    Bernhard Keller’s fine photography gives this tense realist drama a streak of no-frills outdoor poetry, without overstressing its genre affinities. A strong cast, grizzled non-professionals in the great neo-realist tradition, are totally convincing. show more

  • 75
    Carson LundSlant Magazine

    The absence of anything traditionally "painterly" reflects an ambivalent attitude toward the kind of capitalistic pro-growth machinations on display in the film. show more

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