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Western standard of living and the urge to exclude others from it are at the core of this film. Entirely shot at night, Geyrhalter takes us on a very personal journey through Europe and the structures that guarantee our “civilized” world. Sometimes darkness can help us see things more clearly.

An artful amalgam of perfectly framed, seemingly disconnected moments." —The New York Times


Main credits

Geyrhalter, Nikolaus (director of photography)
Geyrhalter, Nikolaus (film director)
Geyrhalter, Nikolaus (film producer)
Geyrhalter, Nikolaus (screenwriter)
Widerhofer, Wolfgang (film producer)
Widerhofer, Wolfgang (screenwriter)
Widerhofer, Wolfgang (editor of moving image work)
Arlamovsky, Maria (screenwriter)

Other credits

Edited by Wolfgang Widerhofer.

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Europe; western Europe; Nikolaus Geyrhalter; standard of living; ; "Abendland"; KimStim,doc

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