Inspired by W.G. Sebald’s book and based on WWII archive footage, the film puts forward the question: is it morally acceptable to use civilian population as a means of war? Is it possible to justify mass destruction for the sake of higher “moral” ideals? The question remains as relevant today, as it was 80 years ago, and its urgency is tragically manifested in current political events.
Regina Bouchehri for Looks Film & TV GmbH, Gunnar Dedio for Looks Film & TV GmbH, Uljana Kim for Studio Uljana Kim, Sergei Loznitsa for Atoms & Void, Maria Choustova for Atoms & Void
Involved TV Channel
Progress Film-Verleih, Gunnar Dedio / PROGRESS Film
Maya Kasterine for Atoms & Void
109', DCP, black and white
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