#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many single characters creates a picture of life in this region: Some Ukrainians want to cross the border illegal to get into Germany, a company wants to build a new factory, a Polish taxi driver desperately needs money to buy his daughter a communion dress, and so on.
Plot: Lichter is an episodic tale from Hans-Christian Schmid about the life on the border between Germany and Poland. The film sheds light on the everyday stories of escape and desperateness.
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It touched and shocked me deeply
It is a slap in the face of all these rich, satisfied, egoistic, first world societies, who think that they are great, know better, and have more rights to live and spend than the poor on the other side of the fence.
We (some students, theatre people etc.) also tried recently to make a realistic feature, in our present times, shot on mini-DV, but this LICHTER is much, much better! I admire its realism, and how it could touch me within very few minutes, holding its tension for the whole time, and really caring for its characters. Believe me, I watch quite a lot of movies, but this does not happen very often.
It is a very sad observation of our economic situation, and the pressure which it forces on normal, small, everyday people. The need to make a living destroys their pride, their hopes, their humanity – and all this happens not far from the “Lights” (“Lichter”) of the rich, promised land of wealth, where I live (I am blessed to live here) which is only a small distance away. Only a river to cross, but in fact the distance from poor to rich is nearly impossible to cross.
If you know “Lamerica” from Gianni Amelio or “Dekalog” aka “The Ten commandments” by Krzystof Kieslowski: “Lichter” has some similarities.
This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many single characters creates a picture of life in this region: Some Russians want to cross the border illegal to get into Germany, a company wants to build a new factory, a Polish taxi driver desperately needs money to buy his daughter a communion dress, and so on.
All this is very well written and directed. All the characters are true to life, and through the multiperspectivic reflection on the situation the movie works very well. Good acting performances do the rest. The one minor critical point I have is: The stories are standing on their own. I think the movie would have been better if they would have been connected in more points than just happening in one region. So the movie gets a 9 out of 10- but is still worth watching and very touchy.
Original Language de
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Director Hans-Christian Schmid
Writer Michael Gutmann, Hans-Christian Schmid
Actors Andrzej Górak, Anna Yanovskaya, Sergey Frolov
Awards 15 wins & 9 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm