55th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg

16.11.2006 to 25.11.2006
Mannheim and Heidelberg


The Card Players (Tressette: A Story of an Island)

With a brilliant photography, a great cast and a fine sense of humour the directors tell us about the decreasing amount of inhabitants of a small Croatian island who are threatened with extinction and their committed struggle against it. As a pivotal element in this atmospherical tragicomedy, the card game - captioning the movie title as well - serves as a symbol for the need of everlasting hope.