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Identities 2017: Siebzehn (Seventeen)

Siebzehn Austria 2017 Written by Monja Art Directed by Monja Art Watched on 13.06.2017 Too bad. While it took me a while to really get into the movie (for example, the acting of the supporting cast was a little amateurish; … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Hidden Reserves (Stille Reserven)

Stille Reserven Austria 2016 Written by Valentin Hitz Directed by Valentin Hitz Watched on 21.10.2016 While Austria isn’t quite such a desert wasteland when it comes to genre movies as Germany, we hardly ever have a try at science fiction. … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 1: Attack of the Lederhosenzombies

Attack of the Lederhosenzombies Austria 2016 Written by Dominik Hartl & Armin Prediger Directed by Dominik Hartl Watched on 22.09.2016 The title should already make it clear that “Attack of the Lederhosenzombies” isn’t a straight-out horror movie, but rather a … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 10: Einer von uns (One of Us)

Einer von uns AUT 2015 Written by Stephan Richter Directed by Stephan Richter Watched on 31.10.2015 This is going to be a hard review to write, since a) I’m an advocate for Austrian cinema, b) I commend the filmmakers for … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 5: Last Shelter

Last Shelter AUT 2015 Written by Gerald Igor Hauzenberger Directed by Gerald Igor Hauzenberger Watched on 26.10.2015 “Last Shelter” is a good, objective and well-made documentary that nevertheless, in my opinion, missed the last punch. I didn’t find it particularly … Continue reading

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Austrian Cinema #03: Der Knochenmann (The Bone Man)

Der Knochenmann AUT 2009 Written by Wolf Haas, Josef Hader & Wolfgang Murnberger Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger Watched on 08.08.2015 “Der Knochenmann” ranks somewhere in the middle between “Komm, süßer Tod” and “Silentium” for me. Once again, Simon Brenner stumbles … Continue reading

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Austrian Cinema #02: Silentium

Silentium AUT 2004 Written by Wolf Haas, Josef Hader & Wolfgang Murnberger Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger Watched on 23.07.2015 After the success of “Komm, süßer Tod”, and given the fact that there were many more Brenner-novels by Wolf Haas who … Continue reading

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