The White Ribbon

2009 • 143 minutes
4.5
33 reviews
86%
Tomatometer
R
Rating
Eligible
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In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions? 2009 X Filme Creative Pool, Wega Film, Les Films du Losange, Lucky Red, ARD Degeto, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Osterreichischer Rundfunk Fernsehen and France 3 Cinema. All Rights Reserved.
Rating
R
4.5
33 reviews
Susan Florence
September 27, 2015
This is film of the cruel absurd, of the ubiquity and banality of evil. It is Antonin Artaud in moving pictures. It is horrifyingly recognizable and necessarily eye-closing. One is awed at the genius of creating beauty out of monstrosity. One is also ashamed.
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August 14, 2022
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November 9, 2014
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