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Documentary | 90 Minutes | German | Digital | In Production
A small town in western Germany is the last stop for 26,000 pigs per day and a temporary home for masses of Eastern European temporary workers.
The workers of the largest slaughterhouse in the country are fighting for survival, while German activists who stand up for their rights are fighting with the local authorities.
In Munich, high school students are working on Brecht's play „Saint Joan of the Slaughterhouses" and trying to grasp the old text and German capitalism of our days.
A film about working conditions and moral issues in a place where open borders and markets provide capital for some and danger for others.
Script und Direcor: Yulia Lokshina
D.o.P.: Zeno Legner, Lilli Pongratz
Film Editor: Urte Alfs
Produced by: Isabelle Bertolone, Marius Ehlayil (wirFILM)
wirFILM in cooperation with HFF Munich and funded by the Bavarian Film Fund (FFF Bayern)