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Antares (2004)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 3 December 2004 (Austria)
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A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block. A bored nurse with a stable, comfortable ... See full summary »

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Götz Spielmann

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Götz Spielmann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Petra Morzé ... Eva
Andreas Patton ... Tomasz
Hary Prinz ... Alfred
Susanne Wuest ... Sonja
Dennis Cubic ... Marco
Andreas Kiendl Andreas Kiendl ... Alex
Martina Zinner ... Nicole
Xenia Ferchner Xenia Ferchner ... Iris
Angelika Niedetzky Angelika Niedetzky ... Eva's Colleague (as Angelika Nidetzky)
Johannes Thanheiser Johannes Thanheiser ... Old Man in Hospital (as Hannes Thanheiser)
Silvio Szücs Silvio Szücs ... Taxi Driver
Sasica Jovic Sasica Jovic ... Cleaning Woman
Melanie Kocsan Melanie Kocsan ... Iris' Friend
Stefan Stojetz Stefan Stojetz ... Bellboy
Jay Lee Jay Lee ... Chambermaid
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A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block. A bored nurse with a stable, comfortable family life has a wild but almost-wordless extramarital affair with a fashion-conscious traveling salesman, who's obsessed with sex photos. An unstable young Austrian grocery checker lies to hold on to her philandering Yugoslavian boyfriend, claiming she's pregnant. Finally, a recent divorcée whose violent, ex-husband is a King of Denial intent on getting her back. Will the residents' fibs and moral failures save or destroy them ? Can the women safely express their fears ? Written by David Stevens

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German | Croatian | English

Release Date:

3 December 2004 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Антарес See more »

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Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Nisam Ja Po Tvom
Performed by Mile Kitic
Permission of Grand Production (Beograd)
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Uninteresting
29 December 2010 | by kenjhaSee all my reviews

This film tells three intertwined stories of the residents of an apartment building. This style of filmmaking has become popular of late, following the early success of Robert Altman ("Nashville" and "Short Cuts") and Alejandro Inarritu ("Amores Perros" and "Babel"). This one, however, falls far short of those films. Of the three episodes, the first one is the most interesting, featuring a nurse in a loveless marriage having a brief affair. The other two episodes concern low-lifes making each other's lives miserable. Neither the characters nor the stories are particularly interesting. Of course everything comes together in a predictable finish.


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