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German Film Series: Russendisko

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
Condon Hall 429

Spring 2016
German Film Series: Experiencing Berlin


Russendisko (2012)
dir. Oliver Ziegenbalg
1h 40min, English subtitles
Comedy

Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find themselves involved in the tales of everyday lunacy on the streets of Berlin and its spirit of the early nineties. Russendisko is a modern fairy tale, a story of friendship, of love, of dreams and the search for happiness and its fulfillment. The film is based on the mega selling novel by Wladimir Kaminer. (IMDb)

Sponsored by: Department of Germanics

*Screenings are available to UW students, faculty, and staff.

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