CH 1997 89'
Director: Peter Liechti
Script: Peter Liechti
Camera: Werner Penzel
Sound: Ingrid Städeli
Editing:: Dieter Gränicher
Music:: Martin Schütz
Production:: Balzli & Fahrer GmbH
With: Stefan Kurt, Susanne Lüning, László I. Kish, Karl-Ulrich Meves, Nina Hoger, Nikola Weisse, Ingrid von Bothmer, Christian Schneller, Stix Stix, Helmut Vogel
Since weeks it's cold and wet. It's already late, Karl Winter is on his way home. Under dark circumstances he accidentally meets a woman of mysterious fascination - Martha... And so begins a love story of fatal dynamics which throws Karl far off the tracks of reason. Wicked dreams and subliminal changes in Karl's surroundings confirm his feelings that with Martha the uncanniness has also entered his life.MARTHAS GARTEN is a piece of cinema in dark black and white, a winter drama as murderous as comical. A film about isolation and the creeping process of slowly going insane in a climate of obstinately defended stupidity.
«We sank and sank and fell deeper into each others arms.Disaster was lurking out there somewhere - I was wary but didn't know about what