Edwin
Brienen

Viva Europa!

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The film is set twenty years after the events of November 9th, 1989, the fall of the Berlin Wall. Circus clown Jonathan (Godehard Giese) loses his job. He meets Olga (Agnieszka Rozenbajgier), a Polish prostitute on the run from her pimps. They spend the night together in a hotel room and recapitulate twenty years of European unity. After a confrontation with the pimps, Olga and Jonathan learn to know the dark side of ‘new Europe’.

Cinema release / world premiere: Germany, November 2009 / Berlin Volksbühne
Dutch cinema premiere: November 2010 / Goethe Institut, Amsterdam
DVD release Benelux: Filmfreak Distribution

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