Rit Over de Grens (1994)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Germany, Netherlands  |  
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A young wanderer travelling across the Netherlands and Germany in search of a friend, but who instead finds independence, provides the focus of this Dutch-German film which was shot in black and white. Nele lives on the streets of Amsterdam with a small band of street people is first seen rummaging around the garbage for food. Impetuously, she suddenly leaves the caravan and with her dog, sets off to Germany to find a friend. On her way, she travels to Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, and East Friesland. It is winter and her only company comes from an aged relative and a young student.

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self-discovery, against-all-odds, homelessness, on-the-road, poverty, wanderer