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DIE FREMDE FRAU – WINTERREISE NACH FLOSSENBÜRG / The Strange Woman - Winter Journey to Flossenbürg

DIE FREMDE FRAU – WINTERREISE NACH FLOSSENBÜRG / The Strange Woman - Winter Journey to Flossenbürg

The Strange Woman – Winter Journey to Flossenbürg is a documentary about a family of four generations in Flossenbürg, a village in Upper Palatinate in Bavaria. The film shows in quiet observations the lives of the village residents and the coexistence of housewife and mother Kerstin and her daughter Lena. The past and dealing with it point to the future. The film tells the story of mania and depression, empathy and obedience, of marriage, loneliness and love.

BETTINA BÜTTNER was born in 1983 in Germany. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg and at the University of Arts and Design in Karlsruhe. Her documentary Kids was screened and awarded at numerous international film festivals. In 2012, Büttner assisted filmmaker Thomas Heise in making the documentary Consequences. She works as a freelance filmmaker and lecturer. // Films (selection): Kinder (Kids, 2011, doc; CE’12), Die fremde Frau – Winterreise nach Flossenbürg (The Strange Woman – Winter Journey to Flossenbürg, 2015, doc)

European Communities 2016

BETTINA BÜTTNER

Germany 2015
DCP / color
77 minutes
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Florian Haag, Bettina Büttner, Eduard Stürmer
Editing
Eduard Stürmer
Sound
Cornelia Böhm
Music
Franz Schubert
Producers
Bettina Büttner, Eduard Stürmer (DE)

Production

Bettina Büttner
Adlitz 46
91080 Marloffstein, Germany
post@bettinabuettner.de
www.bettinabuettner.de
World Sales

Bettina Büttner
Adlitz 46
91080 Marloffstein, Germany
post@bettinabuettner.de
www.bettinabuettner.de

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Grenzland-Filmtage International Film
Festival 2016

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
International Premiere