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The Seventh Continent (Der siebente Kontinent)

Release Date:January 1, 1989
Running time:111 minutes
Cast:Dieter Berner, Udo Samel, Dieter Berner, Leni Tanzer, Silvia Fenz
Director:Michael Haneke

Description: Three members of a middle-class family are followed as their lifestyle slowly disintegrates. Nothing spectacular happens: it's just the dreary un-ending grind of a go-nowhere existence. The film's final scene emulates Fassbinder, as the threesome bid auf wiedersehn to everyone and everything in a gaudy, grotesque manner. It goes without saying that Der 7. Kontinent is not for everyone's taste.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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