Yella

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

Summary

  • Following a near-death experience, a young woman flees her East German hometown and failed marriage to start over in Hanover. By chance she finds work with an ambitious and determined executive and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. But just as she seems poised to fully realize her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to destroy her new life.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
  • Special features: "Nothing ventured" documentary by Harun Farocki (50 min.); theatrical trailer; booklet featuring "German desire in the age of venture capitalism," an essay by film scholar Marco Abel.
  • DVD; region 1, NTSC; letterbox widescreen (1.85:1, 16x9) presentation ; Dolby digital.
  • In German, with optional English subtitles.

Contents

  • Special features include: Nothing ventured, a documentary by Harun Farocki, an inspiration for Yella (52 min.) ; theatrical trailer
Checking the Web...