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Lampersdorf / Lampertice

Video still of "Lampersdorf/ Lampertice"

The essay film shows a slow passage through the Czech village Lampertice in one continuous shot, while a letter describing the village history is being read to a fictitious grandmother. The text mixes personal and collective memories of displaced Sudeten Germans in a humourous, partly sarcastic but also benevolent tone, weaving together memories, traumas, projections, dreams and contemporary facts.

Essay film/ Letter-film, Mini DV 7:32 min, 2007