• “There are no stagecoaches or six-shooters in this sharp, simmering drama of German-Bulgarian discord, but the spirit of John Ford graces it.”

    – Guy Lodge, Variety

    “An amazing existential study of masculinty.”
    – Sight and Sound Magazine 

    “A powerful drama, deeply human and intrinsically politico. It evokes the cinematic poem Beau Travail by Claire Denis.”
    – Daniel Kasman, MUBI Notebook

    “Valeska Grisebach uses the tropes of the western genre to tell a story that resonates globally.”
    – Peter Kelly, Cinema Guild production director