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German Film Series: Die Wand (The Wall, 2012)


Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
Denny 216

The Wall is is a 2012 Austrian-German film directed by Julian Pölser starring Martina Gedeck, and is based on the 1963 novel Die Wand. The film is about a woman who visits with friends at their hunting lodge in the Austrian Alps. Left alone while her friends walk to a nearby village, the woman soon discovers she is cut off from all human contact by a mysterious invisible wall that surrounds the isolated countryside where she is staying. With her friends' loyal dog Lynx as her companion, she soon encounters an elemental world ruled by nature's laws, and spends the next three years living in isolation looking after her animals and trying to survive.

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