THE FOREST FOR THE TREES

Directed by Maren Ade
  • Germany / 
  • 2003 / 
  • German with English subtitles / 
  • 81 min
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Synopsis

Bursting with idealism, Melanie Pröschle, a young teacher from the countryside, starts her first job at a high school in the city. Desperate to fulfil her hopes, Melanie intends to do everything the right way. Politely she introduces herself to her neighbours with homemade schnapps. At her first day of school she gives a very ambitious speech for her colleagues. She wants to be a "fresh breeze" to the school, but it is not easy to start a new life, as Melanie copes with loneliness, established teachers and ninth grade students.

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  • Special Features


    SHORT FILM: ESTES AVENUE
    Directed by Paul Cotter
  • Other Details

    Rating: NR (Not Rated)
    Language: German
    Subtitles: English
    Format: DVD (NTSC)
    Encoding: Region 1
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1, Letterboxed
    Screen Format: 16x9 Widescreen (Anamorphic)
    Sound: Dolby 2.0 Stereo
    Closed Captioned: Yes

  • Screening Formats

    • 35mm
    • Digibeta
    • DVD

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THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
Eva Lobau in The Forest for the Trees
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
Eva Lobau in The Forest for the Trees
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
Daniella Holtz and Eva Lobau in The Forest for the Trees
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
Eva Lobau in The Forest for the Trees
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
Daniella Holtz and Eva Lobau in The Forest for the Trees
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES Movie Photo
The Forest for the Tress poster (hi res)