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Brüder der Nacht
Brothers Of The Night
Soft boys by day, kings by night. The film follows a group of young Bulgarian Roma who come to Vienna looking for freedom and a quick buck. They sell their bodies as if that’s all they had. What comforts them, so far from home, is the feeling of being together. But the nights are long and unpredictable.
|Language spoken:||German, Bulgarian, Romany|
|Producers:||Ebba Sinzinger, Vincent Lucassen|
August 22, 2019Berlin 2016 (Panorama Dokumente)
|Awards (selection):||3sat-Dokumentarfilmpreis für besten deutschsprachigen Dokumentarfilm (Duisburg), Special Jury Award (Curitiba), GNCR Prize (FIDMarseille)|
BROTHERS OF THE NIGHT wins Special Jury Award at Cúritiba
Patric Chiha’s Berlinale entry BROTHERS OF THE NIGHT is the winner of the Special Jury Award at the Olhar de Cinema festival at Cúritiba (Brazil). Brothers of the Night is a gentle and colorful portrait of young Bulgarian Roma who come to Vienna in order to make quick money by selling their bodies.
Bergen IFF selects BROTHERS OF THE NIGHT "documentaire extraordinaire"
«The jury has reached an unanimous decision. We have chosen a film that takes us to an exotic and brutal environment where fiction and documentary are seamlessly mixed, and which at times challenges our notion of what is a dream, what is a lie and what is reality...», states the Bergen jury, awarding Patric Chiha's BROTHERS OF THE NIGHT "documentaire extraordinaire".