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Directed by Christian Petzold • 2007 • Germany
Starring Nina Hoss, Devid Striesow, Hinnerk Schönemann
Narrowly escaping her volatile ex-husband, Yella flees her small hometown in former East Germany for a new life in the West. She finds a promising job with Philipp, a handsome business executive with whom an unlikely romance soon blossoms. But just as Yella seems poised to realize her dreams, she finds herself haunted by buried truths that threaten to destroy her newfound happiness. Loosely inspired by the horror classic CARNIVAL OF SOULS, Christian Petzold’s YELLA is a stylish and deliciously suspenseful mystery.