The Distant Land

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The Distant Land
Directed by Luc Bondy
Written by Arthur Schnitzler
Meir Dohnal
Luc Bondy
Starring Michel Piccoli
Cinematography Thomas Mauch
Release date
  • 13 August 1987 (1987-08-13)
Running time
103 minutes
Country Austria
West Germany
Language German

The Distant Land (German: Das weite Land) is a 1987 Austrian-German drama film directed by Luc Bondy. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film was selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 61st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Distant Land". Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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