Die Wand (The Wall)
Thursday, April 10
Presented by Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Film Studies
Austria, Germany (2012) Dir. Julian Pölsler. Martina Gedeck brings a vivid intensity to this mysterious and riveting tale of survival set in a spectacularly beautiful Austrian mountain landscape. Based on Marlen Haushofer’s eponymous classic novel, The Wall is a gorgeous, mesmerizing adventure film that raises profound questions about humanity, solitude, and our relationship to the natural world. Music Box Films. German with English subtitles. 108 mins. DVD.