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Die 727 Tage ohne Karamo
- 80 min.
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- AMOUR FOU Vienna GmbH
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An Austrian woman has been forced to live alone with her children ever since her husband Karamo was deported to Africa. A man tries to instil hope in his Chinese wife that she will soon be allowed to return to Vienna. Others talk of the long wait forresidence permits, of struggles with forms and offices, of German courses, income statements and domestic spot checks by the police which infer that their marriage is asham. The complicated, state regulated reality experienced by various bi-national couples forms the basis for this formally unusual political documentary. Each protagonist appears just once, presenting his or her experiences in a clearly staged manner within highly stylised settings. Both their costumes and the locations they appear in are presented in shades of yellow throughout, with sound collages and fictionalising music representing a further creative intervention on the acoustic level.With the colour yellow serving as a linking mechanism, the various personal contributions form themselves into a fluid documentary account of the confrontation between love and restrictive immigration law. It is a story of madness with method.
BIOGRAFIE Anja Salomonowitz
Born on 12 November 1976 in Vienna. She studied at the Vienna Film Academy and at the university of Film and Television “Konrad Wolf ” in Potsdam. She lives and works in Vienna as a scriptwriter and film director. DIE 727 TAGE OHNE KARAMO is her third film to be shown at the Forum following KURZ DAVOR IST ES PASSIERT (2007) and SPANIEN (2012).
FILMOGRAFIE Anja Salomonowitz (selection)
2013 Die 727 Tage ohne Karamo 2012 Spanien 2006 Codename Figaro 2006 Kurz Davor Ist Es Passiert / It Happened Just Before 2005 Ein Monument Für Die Niederlage 2003 Das Wirst Du Nie Verstehen 2002 Projektionen Eines Filmvorführers In Einem Pornokino 2001 Get To Attack 2000 Carmen