Cinéma du Réel 2016: Two awards to THE DREAMED ONES

Successful closure for Ruth Beckermann at Cinéma du Réel: her subtle approach to the the correspondence between Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan has won the Prix International de la SCAM, endowed with € 5000,- . One of her motives to this film was the questions how young people respond to these letters and language today. Could there be a better answer than the Special Mention by the jury of the Young Award.

Cinéma du Réel 2016
  • Prix International de la SCAM
  • Special Mention Youth Award
 The themes of love and hate are depicted in the movie THE DREAMED ONES. At center stage are the two poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan, who came to know each other in post-war Vienna. Their dramatic postal exchange creates the textual basis of the film. Two young actors meet in a recording studio to read the letters. The tumultuous emotions of proximity and distance, fascination and fear captivate them. However they also enjoy each other’s company, arguing, smoking, discussing their tattoos and favourite music. Yesterday's love, today's love and tomorrow's: where the lines are blurred lies the heart of the film.
with: Anja Plaschg, Laurence Rupp
still award ceremony
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