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Maren Ade

Film Lindsay Pugh

'Everyone Else' (2009) by Maren Ade

Vibe: Unlike The Forest for the Trees [https://www.womaninrevolt.com/the-forest-for-the-trees-2003-by-maren-ade/], Everyone Else is visually beautiful. Shot on lush 35mm on location in Sardinia, this movie feels more expensive than Ade's debut, even though I'm sure the budgets were comparable. If someone told me I
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Film Lindsay Pugh

'The Forest for the Trees' (2003) by Maren Ade

Vibe: Lo-fi and depressing. Unlike Orlando [https://www.womaninrevolt.com/orlando-1992-by-sally-potter/], The Forest for the Trees is not a visually stunning film; it's washed out, shot on handheld DV, and very obviously low-budget. But it works because the style and form perfectly serve the content. If Maren Ade
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Film Meg Ringler

'Toni Erdmann' (2016) by Maren Ade

Vibe: Initially, I wanted to say that the vibe was “Supremely German.” I realized, however, that I know very little about German culture and this was based on a stereotype in my head built loosely around the Brothers Grimm, my father’s German ex-girlfriend, and that super hot long-term substitute
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