Exile

Exil

Xhafer, a Kosovo-born 45-year-old pharmaceutical engineer, lives and works in Germany. His concern over the hints of racial discrimination by his colleagues soon turns into panic, as he finds a dead rat hanging from his home entrance. As he grows suspicious of everyone and everything around him, the thin line between reality and imagination keeps blurring day by day. A somber and surreal thriller that explores the notions of identity and expatriation, delving into the abyss of paranoia.

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Direction: Visar Morina
Script: Visar Morina
Cinematography: Matteo Cocco
Editing: Laura Lauzemis, Hansjörg Weißbrich, Visar Morina
Sound: Kai Tebbel
Music: Benedikt Schiefer
Actors: Mišel Matičević, Sandra Hüller, Rainer Bock, Thomas Mraz, Flonja Kodheli
Production: Komplizen Film
Producer/Producers: Janine Jackowski, Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade
Co-production: Frakas Productions, Ikonë Studio, WDR, ARTE, VOO, BeTV
Co-producer/Co-producers: Jean-Yves Roubin, Cassandre Warnauts, Yll Uka, Valon Bajgora
Sets: Christian Goldbeck
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Germany, Belgium, Kosovo
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 121΄
Distribution in Greece: One from the heart
Contact: The Match Factory
Awards/Distinctions: Heart of Sarajevo for Best Film, Cineuropa Award – Sarajevo IFF 2020, Taiwan Film Critics Society Award – Taipei Film Festival