Previously at the ICA - Films
24 Apr 2018
This screening is a European premiere
Join us for a Q&A with director Rosa Hannah Ziegler following the screening, hosted by James King, film distributor, curator and editor with a special interest in World Cinema.
On an isolated farm in Eastern Germany, Biggi lives with her two teenage daughters, her violent former husband and an assortment of dogs, cats and other animals. With an empathic, intimate perspective, the film observes her as she balances the demands of agricultural work with the desire to build a home for her daughters.
Immersing us in the complexities of the family's relationships and their attempts to communicate with each other, this sensitive observational work offers a portrait of the difficulties and dreams of individuals living together in a remote, rural environment. Through its careful attention to the rhythms and details of the everyday, the film offers a nuanced reflection on love, violence and social inequality.
Family Life (Familienleben), dir. Rosa Hanna Ziegler, Germany 2018, 94 mins, German with English subtitles
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