Pelican Blood (2019 film)

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Pelican Blood
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Directed by Katrin Gebbe
Produced by
  • Verena Gräfe-Höft
  • Mila Voinikova
Starring Nina Hoss
CinematographyMoritz Schultheiß
Edited byHeike Gnida
Music byJohannes Lehniger
Release dates
  • 28 August 2019 (2019-08-28)(Venice)
  • 24 September 2020 (2020-09-24)(Germany)
Running time
121 minutes
  • Germany
  • Bulgaria

Pelican Blood (German : Pelikanblut) is a 2019 German-Bulgarian drama film directed by Katrin Gebbe and starring Nina Hoss. The film was screened in the Horizons section at the 76th Venice International Film Festival. [1]


It received the Méliès d'Or for Best European Fantastic Film. [2]


Critical reception

The film holds an approval rating of 74% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 7/10 based on 19 reviews. [3]

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  1. Vivarelli, Nick (25 July 2019). "Joker,' 'Ad Astra,' 'The Laundromat,' 'Marriage Story' to Compete in Venice". Variety. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  2. Rodrigues Correia, Inês (18 October 2020). "Pelican Blood by Katrin Gebbe Wins Méliès d'Or 2020". Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  3. "Pelican Blood (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes . Fandango . Retrieved 30 October 2021.