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Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, treason and revenge. In a brave cinematic game, Heinrich Böll’s story Billiards at Half-Past Nine is split up into cracks, blocks, breaks and sudden turns,...

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Directed by

Jean-Marie Straub

Written by

Jean-Marie Straub (Screenplay)
Danièle Huillet (Screenplay)
Heinrich Böll (Novel)

Runtime

55 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

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#882 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?