The Meaning Of A Ritual
A headstrong, young mobile plant doctor with extrasensory powers and an emotionally unstable, isolated artist are forced to save each other, in order to be able to live again. A coming of age story about two women from different generations, who have more in common than they are willing to admit. Coming Of Age/Magical Realism Drama What the film is like? Imagine “Amelie” meets “Persona” in the big city setting of Berlin. A female-driven genre film with 100% female cast. ***You live life forward, but understand it backwards.*** ***Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones, because regret is stronger than gratitude.*** *The film is available with English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese subtitles. *Film promotion material and press kit are also available in different languages upon request. *This film was made with an international crew & team from South America, UK, Italy, Ukraine, Germany, France, Greece and Egypt. TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THE8-S0Od0o https://vimeo.com/nataliemacmahon/themeaningof-trailer TEASER: https://vimeo.com/nataliemacmahon/themeaningof-teaser IG: www.instagram.com/meaning_of.film FB: www.facebook.com/themeaningoffilm Official Website: www.themeaningofaritual.com Digital Press kit (ENGLISH): https://issuu.com/macmahonmedia/docs/presskit-the_meaning_of_a_ritual-english_7_1_?fr=xKAE9_zU1NQ Digital Press kit (GERMAN): https://issuu.com/macmahonmedia/docs/de-_presskit-the_meaning_of_a_ritual_2_?fr=xKAE9_zU1NQ GERMAN FILMS QUARTERLY BERLINALE 2023 EDITION: https://www.germanfilmsquarterly.de/feature1_23_3.html Variety Magazine Cannes/Marche du film 2023 edition feature: https://variety.com/2023/film/global/germany-cannes-1235619260/ Film Screener via Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/nataliemacmahon/moar password: meaningof23!! *A DCP is available for screening upon request. WATCH SCREENER ON VIMEO: https://vimeo.com/nataliemacmahon/moar password: meaningof23!!
Director: Natalie MacMahon
Producer: Natalie MacMahon, Camilo Zamorra
Writers: Natalie MacMahon
Key Cast: Elli Treptow, Annette Pausch, Anna Pfingsten, Katinka Muth, Alexandra Ebert, Sisi Forster