Directed by: Christian Petzold
Released: 2007
Run time: 87 minutes
Certificate: 12
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Stylish and compelling thriller with a disquieting storyline that keeps you off-balance

Following a near-death experience, Yella flees her Eastern German hometown, failed marriage and broken dreams to start over again in Hanover.

By chance she finds work with ambitious and determined young executive Philipp and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. She finds her looks, quick wit and icy demeanour are major assets - but as truths from her past come back to haunt her, could this new life be not quite all it seems?

Nina Hoss gives a compelling performance in the title role, which earned her the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2007.

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