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Nobadi

Heinrich, a cranky 93-year-old, hires Afghan refugee, Adib, to dig his dog’s grave. Adib falls unconscious from a wound but refuses to go to a...

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Nobadi

NOBADI Drama

Heinrich, a cranky 93-year-old, hires Afghan refugee, Adib, to dig his dog’s grave. Adib falls unconscious from a wound but refuses to go to a hospital for fear of deportation. And the two strangers, Heinrich and Adib, spend a dramatic night together.

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  • Karl Markovics (THE COUNTERFEITERS), (BREATHING, CANNES 2011)
  • Heinz Trixner
    Borhanulddin Hassan Zadeh
    Konstanze Dutzi
    Maria Fliri
    Julia Schranz
  • Germany
    Austria
  • German
  • 89 mins
  • 2019

Trivia

Director Karl Markovics

Karl Markovics gained worldwide attention through his lead role in the film The Counterfeiters, which was awarded the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. His directorial debut Breathing premiered at the Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight and won the Europa Cinemas Label Award. His sophomore feature Superwelt was screened at the Berlinale and the Karlovy Vary Festival. Nobadi is his third feature as a director.

Critics

Cineuropa

"...'Nobody' was also a nickname for the mythical Odysseus, who traversed the seas for decades trying to find his home after the Trojan War, foreshadowing some of the heavier symbolism that Markovics will deploy.....“