Twenty years later, Philip Scheffner interviews the victims’ families, detectives, journalists and lawyers in “Revision,” reviewing the case through the lens of hindsight, By Ronnie Scheib. When they take a closer look they recognize two dead bodies. An investigation and trial, full of inexplicable delays, omissions and unexplained phenomena like a fire that swept the field shortly after the shooting , proved inconclusive. Both have found an ideal new platform in pong, which they are happy to co-shape from now on. Film Festival Stockholm – Int. It is summer and two men lie dead in a field near the German-Polish border. Why weren’t they punished for a failure to provide assistance?
Directed by Philip Scheffner. Furthermore, she has written numerous screenplays e. The camera follows one and then the other as the party continues to look around. We especially aim to focus on up-coming artists and filmmakers as well as international co-productions. Little effort was made to notify the families. Philip Scheffner has been working as a visual artist since
The exact sequence of events remains murky, but an overall murderous pattern of xenophobia and racism on the part of the hunters, the police and the courts becomes glaringly apparent. They had mistaken illegal immigrants for wild boars. They are searching for something. Mostly, Scheffner opts not to show pholip responding to questions, but rather films them listening to their own taped interviews, creating a small temporal gap that mimics the yawning year hole in the investigation and encourages participants to become careful listeners to the history they rewrite.
One was shot and the other, well, he was breathing but just barely. They come from near Frankfurt am Main and are on a hunting holiday.
After having produced for classical fiction and documentary film companies, Caroline Kirberg specialized in the production of interdisciplinary and innovatively conceived films on the border to the arts. It is almost uncanny how clinically Scheffner’s film deals with this grotesque criminal case. One is a former police officer.
All they had done was report the incident to the liability insurance company. The case drags on for years and is eventually closed — unsolved. In an interview, the attorney of one of the hunters admits that although the liability insurance company was immediately informed, the economically strapped families were never fikm of the claims they could collect.
At the beginning of the conversations, interviewees get to hear their own statements played back to them. The film asks a lot of questions for which there are either no answers or too many answers. Malek appears to have accidentally slipped while trying to exit the stage after the live broadcast had panned away from him. He knows his territory, but the other two are here for the first time.
As part of pong he also produces films, his focus being, among other things, the editing. Why didn’t the hunters go to find their prey? Unlike an appeal, a revision doesn’t completely reopen a case. Previous video Next video. Furthermore, she has written numerous screenplays e. One of them goes like this: A television journalist, incensed at the injustice of the proceedings, filed a report that was broadcast at the time and phlip in excerpts herebut had little impact.
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More Reviews TV Review: Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek e. Jost, Meike Martens, Peter Zorn. Only once, toward the end of the movie, in a conversation with the defendant’s lawyer, is the outrage of the director noticeable.
Alex Gerbaulet has a record of many years of practice-based and film-theoretical teaching at different German art schools and has worked as a curator for film festivals. When they take a closer look they recognize two dead bodies.
Did I correctly express myself there? Although experts testified to the improbability of anyone mistaking the men for boars, given the meticulously estimated available light on the fateful day which Scheffner illustrates via footage of the field taken at minute intervals as dawn approachesthe hunters were exonerated.
In pong has expanded by taking the promising filmmakers and producers Caroline Kirberg and Alex Gerbaulet on board. The corn is high and a line of men is combing the entire field. The preliminary investigation was launched last May after Dutch-Belgian actress Sand Van Roy filed a report accusing Besson of raping her in a Paris hotel room.
It is merely a review to ensure that the proceedings were handled correctly — typically without a new trial.
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Building up on our various backgrounds, networks and experiences, we want to expand pong as a platform for moving images in documentary as well as fictional forms, sounds, music and text in this new constellation. It is summer and two men lie dead in a field near the German-Polish border.
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Did I really experience it like that? Little effort was made to notify the families. Like in his last film, Der Tag des SpatzenScheffner’s Revision also connects two seemingly unrelated events: An investigation and trial, full of inexplicable delays, omissions and unexplained phenomena like a fire that swept the field shortly after the shootingproved inconclusive.
At Nadrensse, just as in Rostock, the police came far too late, botched the gathering of evidence and stood watching as neo-Nazis set houses on fire where immigrants lived.
Deadly borderlands Revision also addresses Europe on the whole and the handling of human rights issues. Why weren’t they punished for a failure to provide assistance? Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Int.
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Advertise About Tips Contact Us. Premier Logo Created with Sketch. The film’s title, Revisionis a legal term meaning to contest a ruling.