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Heal the Living
With “Réparer les vivants” by Katell Quillévéré
Synchronised breathing in the dark of the cinema can have a therapeutic effect, and it is no coincidence that injury and healing – the miracle of regenerating bodies and souls – has been a central motif throughout cinematic history. This selection of six films, which borrows its title from the French film Réparer les vivants (Heal the Living), oscillates between these two opposing states.
- 100 min
- French with German subtitles
Réparer les vivants (Katell Quillévéré, France 2016), French with German subtitles, 21:00
Réparer les vivants opens with a tragic event. After a terrible car accident, a young man is left braindead with no hope for recovery. At the same time, a mother of two is also running out of time. Her weak heart could stop beating at any moment – she is in urgent need of a donor.