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Director  Christian Schwochow
Music director  Lorenz Dangel
Language  German
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Heide Schwochow
Country  Germany
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Release date  August 25, 2013 (2013-08-25) (Montreal World Film Festival) November 7, 2014 (2014-11-07) (USA)
Writer  Heide Schwochow (screenplay), Julia Franck (novel)
Cast  Jördis Triebel (Nelly), Tristan Göbel (Alexej), Alexander Scheer (Hans Pischke), Jacky Ido (John Bird), Anja Antonowicz (Krystina), Stefan Lampadius (Jürgen Lüttich)
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West (German: Westen) is a 2013 German drama film directed by Christian Schwochow and written by his mother Heide Schwochow. The film is based on the German novel Lagerfeuer by Julia Franck. Westen had its premiere at the 25th Montreal World Film Festival and was released in the United States on November 7, 2014.


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The film tells the story of the East German Nelly Senff and her young son Alexej, who emigrate to the Federal Republic of Germany in the late 1970s, three years after Nelly's boyfriend Wassilij was killed in an auto accident. In the west, she wants to start a new life, but at first she and Alexej land at Marienfelde refugee transit camp in West Berlin. There, Allied intelligence agencies interrogate Nelly and demand information about her dead boyfriend, who is suspected to have been a spy...


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  • Jördis Triebel as Dr. Nelly Senff
  • Tristan Göbel as Alexej Senff
  • Jacky Ido as John Bird - CIA Agent
  • Anna Antonowicz as Krystyna Jablonowska
  • Ryszard Ronczewski as Jakub as Krystynas Vater
  • Andreas Nickl as Gerd Becker
  • Polina Voskresenskaya as Jelena
  • Alexander Scheer as Hans Pischke
  • Hendrik Arnst as Pförtner Neumann
  • Michael Benthin as Arthur Wilhelm
  • Tatjana Berges as Großmutter von Jelena
  • Angelika Böttiger as Dame vom ärztlichen Dienst
  • Winnie Böwe as Susanne
  • Stefan Lampadius as Jürgen Lüttich
  • Gabriele Schulze as Frau Breitscheit
  • Michael Witte as Joachim Fierlinger
  • Tania Carlin as Britische Geheimdienstlerin in Zivil
  • Rike Eckermann as Britische Geheimdienstlerin
  • Carlo Ljubek as Wassilij
  • Diana Maria Breuer as Beamtin
  • Hacky Rumpel as Nachbar
  • Luise Weiß as Kellnerin
  • Awards and nominations

  • 2012: German Film Awards - Film Award in Gold-nomination in the category Best Screenplay - Unproduced for Heide Schwochow
  • 2013: Montréal World Film Festival - Prize Best Actress for Jördis Triebel, FIPRESCI Prize in the category World Competition for Christian Schwochow, Grand Prix des Amériques-nomination in the category World Competition for Christian Schwochow
  • 2014: Seattle International Film Festival - Golden Space Needle Award-nomination in the category Best Actress for Jördis Triebel
  • 2014: German Film Awards - Film Award in Gold in the category Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Jördis Triebel
  • References

    West (2013 film) Wikipedia
    West (2013 film) IMDb West (2013 film)

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