Das Fräulein (Fraulein) Reviews

October 24, 2008
The film dwells on different ways of coming to terms with a traumatic past, and it's clearly a subject dear to the heart of director Andrea Staka, who grew up in Switzerland but is of Bosnian and Croatian heritage.
September 19, 2008
Presents immigrant lives with significantly more empathy than detail.
September 17, 2008
Stylized with a recurring misty focus, the film's economically captured detail shots (gestures, expressions, caught moments) convey genuine sensitivity without the expected weepiness.
June 6, 2008
Sensitively drawn and lensed with special attention to characterization and tone, Andrea Staka's Golden Leopard winner Fraulein introduces a strong new voice in Swiss cinema.