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'Startling, horrible and brilliant' - 4 Stars - The Guardian

3 - 9 October 2008
Frobisher Auditorium 1 / Frobisher Auditorium 2

Standard - 7.50 online (9.50 full price) / Barbican Members - 6.50 online (7.50 full price) / Concessions 7.50 / 5.50 all screenings on Mondays

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Nominated for the Palme dOr in Cannes last year, Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days) returns with a carefully constructed tale of immigration and emigration.

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Olga is a Ukrainian nurse who moves West in search of a fresh start, whilst Security Guard Paul moves from Vienna to the Ukraine with his stepfather.

Ultimately their expectations of glittering new lives have to be checked as very bleak reality bites, and they learn stark lessons about sexuality and death.

Austria 2007 Dir. Ulrich Seidl 135 min.
In German with English subtitles

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