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Walchensee Forever
Walchensee Forever
2020 Germany 110 min N-13
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In her documentary family saga, director Janna Ji Wonders embarks on a deeply personal voyage of discovery spanning the lives of four women. She takes us from the family café at the Bavarian Walchensee to the Summer of Love in San Francisco, Indian ashrams, and life in Rainer Langhans's commune. Secrets, unexpected destinies and questions of identity, origin and self-fulfilment are at the core of the director's search for meaning. Surrounded by mountains, lake Walchensee is the dramatic centre of this film, marking the beginning and return for its heroines.

"Family archives have recently become popular documentary material, as personal stories sometimes more accurately grasp the spirit of an era, its social and psychological aspects. The strength of this film lies not only in the colourful personalities and the director's delicate approach, but also in the rich audiovisual archive of a family that believed in the importance of documenting their lives." (Aistė Račaitytė)
Filmography
2015 – Pamenu (trumpametražis) / I Remember (short)
2005 – Vaikai iš miegamojo kvartalo (trumpametražis) / Kinder der Schlafviertel (short)
2003 – Vasaros laukimas (trumpametražis) / Warten auf den Sommer (short)
2001 – Bling bling / Bling Bling

9.1
Total votes: 77
Director(s) - Janna Ji Wonders
Screenwriter(s) - Janna Ji Wonders, Nico Woche
Actors -
Producer(s) - Martin Heisler, Katharina Bergfeld, Nadja Smith
Cinematographer - Janna Ji Wonders, Sven Zellner, Anna Werner
Editor(s) - Anja Pohl
Sound - Jörg Elsner
Composer(s) - Markus Acher, Cico Beck
Sales agent - Deckert Distribution GMBH
Distributor -
Production company -
Translation - Živilė Gapšienė
Dialogues - German
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English
Filmography
2015 – Pamenu (trumpametražis) / I Remember (short)
2005 – Vaikai iš miegamojo kvartalo (trumpametražis) / Kinder der Schlafviertel (short)
2003 – Vasaros laukimas (trumpametražis) / Warten auf den Sommer (short)
2001 – Bling bling / Bling Bling

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