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The State of Things

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Original title
The State of Things (Der Stand der Dinge)
Running time
117 min.
Germany - West Germany (FRG) Germany - West Germany (FRG)
Wim Wenders, Robert Kramer
Jürgen Knieper
Henri Alekan, Fred Murphy, Martin Schafer (B&W)
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Co-production Germany / USA / Portugal
Drama. Comedy | Film In Film
Synopsis / Plot
A story about a group of film producers making a science fiction movie in the exteriors of Portugal.The black and white movie talks about a world-wide nuclear catastrophe, and instead of a classical story it features a mosaic of situations. This is the reason for the producer's bankruptcy. However, the actors start identifying themselves with the main characters of the movie...
It won in 1982 the award for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival.
1982: Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion
1982: 2 German Film Awards: Best Film and Cinematography
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