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Kit Belgum, Chair 2505 University Avenue, Burdine Hall 336, Mailcode C3300, Austin TX 78712-1802 • 512-471-4123

Europa

Mon, September 17, 2012 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Burdine Hall 337

Europa

Europa

Lars von Trier (1991)

Europa

An American of German descent arrives in post-war Germany in 1945. His uncle gets him a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. The American's wish is to be neutral to the ongoing purges of loyalists by the Allied forces and do what he can to help a hurting country, but he finds himself being used by both the Americans and the influential family that owns the railroad. After falling in love with the railroad magnate's daughter, he finds that he can't remain neutral and must make some difficult choices.

This film is part of the Lars von Trier film series.

For more information contact Jakob Holm.

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies


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