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I Am From Nowhere

Direction
Year
2002
Country
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • United Kingdom
Runtime
80min
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Since 1952 countless films, documentaries, and reports have been made about Miková, the small village in Eastern Slovakia with a population of one hundred and fifty from where Andy Warhol’s family emigrated to the US. Focussing on his relatives who still live there, I Am From Nowhere examines the media’s obsession with Miková, thus reflecting on fame, filming as well as being filmed, and on Warhol’s legendary “15 minutes of fame”. More than that however, it is a film about the dreams and hopes of the people there, about the universal human dream of a better life, and an “American Dream”, which turns out to be completely different than expected.

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  • Original Title
    I Am From Nowhere
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Silvia Beck and Georg Misch
  • Cinematography
    Silvia Beck
  • Editing
    Michael Palm
  • Music
    Mikhail Alperin
  • Sound
    Marian Gregorovic, Rudolf Potancok
  • Runtime
    80 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2002
  • Country
    • Germany
    • Austria
    • United Kingdom
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production

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