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"Requiem" - the true story of exorcism

July 12 2007

Today, the Russian rolling out drama based on real events, "Requiem". For this film director Hans-Christian Schmid was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize, and the main heroine Sandra Hyuller won the Silver Bear at the Berlinale 2006 as Best Actress. " But that's not all the awards the film, we shall not enumerate them, because the chief judge you, the viewer.

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The film is set in southern Germany in the 70's of last century. 21-year-old Michaela from a very religious family, ruled by heartless mother. Michaela epilepsy patients, in spite of this, she leaves home and goes to university. Here she gets into a completely different world: freedom, friendship, love. All of this falls on the heroine too surprisingly, she wants to dive into this world with your head, but it was the religious life does not let her rest. As a result of mental conflicts of the disease begins to progress, it is not just seizures, hallucinations, Michael begin to torment. She was convinced that it is now forced to pay for the "other" life, which began with her arrival at the university. Michaela believes it possessed by the devil. Therefore decides to confess, but she does not get easier. Yesterday a man's best friend, Stephen and Hannah convinces her to turn to a psychiatrist, but their efforts are hampered by a wall with the religious and moral foundations, reigning in her family. There actually begins a thriller. The priest begins the rite of exorcism ("exile" of demons or Satan himself from people, animals and objects.) People with unstable mentality is better not to watch. What it all ends, you can learn today by visiting the cinema.

Movie for fans of Freud, Kubrick and other researchers of the human psyche. The film is dedicated to violence, which puts children at troubled family, and the battle between reason and religion.

The director shows the underside of a fanatical faith, one might even say he mocks bigotry. The film's heroine realizes the absurdity of empty sermons, but the end still does not believe in what she says. In general, Hans-Christian Schmid does not rank all the points, and gives the viewer to think, who is still to blame for this tragedy and could it be avoided.

Tatiana Trushkova


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