50th Locarno International Film Festival

06.08.1997 to 16.08.1997


The Crazy Stranger
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In a new, brilliant style the film dramatizes the powerful experience of a foreigner’s reception into a new society. It demonstrates the importance of tolerance and understanding between different cultures in opposition to discrimination and violence.

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This film shows us how pardon is essential to peace. Coming to terms with its own history is a necessity for a people’s future. The path to freedom and the building up of the community needs a full awareness of one’s situation.