We Might As Well Be Dead

Opened Friday, May 26, 2023

Security officer Anna and her 16 year-old daughter live peacefully in a high-rise at the edge of the woods famous for its carefully curated community– until the day a dog disappears and an irrational fear spreads through this would-be utopia with a view.


Official Selection : Berlin International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival (Winner of Best Cinematography in an International Narrative Feature), Fantastic Fest


  • Country Germany, Romania
  • Language German with English Subtitles
  • Running Time 93 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Hope Runs High
  • Director Natalia Sinelnikova
  • Cast Ioana Iacob, Pola Geiger, Jorg Schuttauf

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