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Release Date: May 1, 2009 (NY)
Studio: Janus Films
Director: Gotz Spielmann
Screenwriter: Gotz Spielmann
Starring: Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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Plot Summary: Desperate to escape their dismal lives in the city, Alex plans a robbery at a bank in the countryside. In a cascading set of events, the slam-dunk theft at the faraway bank goes awry. Alex is forced to hide out at his grandfather's farm as the plot takes a tortuous and unexpected turn. With meticulous, elegant direction, Spielmann creates a tense, existential, and surprising portrait of vengeance and redemption.

"Revanche" was a 2009 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

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