Berlinale: Programme

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Berlinale Shorts

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“The look with which we comprehend the world and which the world casts back at us breaks up in CONTRE-JOUR into disquieting fragments. Blurs, flashes and stroboscope montages disintegrate reality into shadowy images that inflict pain on the retina. A spotlight cuts an exact shape of an individual out of the darkness. ‘I wish you could see what I see’ remains a futile hope. Blind spots gape between self-perception and the perception of others.” (Kristina Tieke)

Germany 2009, 11 min


Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller


Elisabeth Masé
Ralph Kostrzewa