Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit - Redupers

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Edda Chiemnyjewski is 34, a divorced mother who works as a press photographer and takes care of her clingy, school-age daughter. She is working with other West Berlin photographers on an exhibition that is aimed at presenting a portrait of the city. But when the subsidised project begins to exceed the original bounds, Edda has to start manoeuvring to persuade the sponsors and the press of the validity of her vision … Helke Sander’s essayistic narrative film is an ironic and clever depiction from a feminist perspective of the universal dilemma of a working woman (...). (Berlinale Archive)